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Mouseover to pause!......Kentucky Short-term forecast... Western KY .TODAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Central KY ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON... .TODAY...Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. Eastern KY ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... .REST OF TONIGHT...Cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Lows in the upper 60s. Light winds. Chance of rain 70 percent. ...The mission of the UK Agricultural Weather Program/Center is to provide educational resources through the development of agricultural weather products and services that minimize weather surprise to Kentucky residents relative to their agricultural needs... Detailed forecast information is available in your Precision Ag Weather forecast here... -=-=-=-=-=-=-=- ... -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Long-range outlooks here.

Climate Narratives (1 day thru 180 days summaries) (Based on 24-hour period PM Obs.)

1-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-16-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees warmer than normal and 14 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 89 in the West to 87 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 72 degrees in the West to 69 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 8 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 10 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 91 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 62 degrees at JACKSON 3SE.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.38 inches statewide which was 0.24 inches above normal and 267% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.15 inches, Central 0.14 inches, Bluegrass 1.10 inches and East 0.13 inches, which was 0.01, 0.00, 0.96 and -0.02 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALBANY 1N to a high of 2.91 inches at CINCINNATI.


3-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-14-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 71 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees cooler than normal and 6 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 84 in the West to 81 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 62 degrees in the West to 58 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 91 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 43 degrees at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.39 inches statewide which was 0.04 inches below normal and 90% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.16 inches, Central 0.14 inches, Bluegrass 1.13 inches and East 0.13 inches, which was -0.26, -0.29, 0.69 and -0.31 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALBANY 1N to a high of 3.12 inches at CINCINNATI.


7-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-10-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 68 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 80 in the West to 76 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 60 degrees in the West to 57 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 91 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.64 inches statewide which was 0.38 inches below normal and 63% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.18 inches, Central 0.24 inches, Bluegrass 1.53 inches and East 0.61 inches, which was -0.79, -0.79, 0.49 and -0.43 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BENTON 4N to a high of 3.58 inches at CINCINNATI.


14-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-03-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 70 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 81 in the West to 78 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 63 degrees in the West to 60 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 94 degrees at FRANKLIN 4SW and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.21 inches statewide which was 1.11 inches above normal and 153% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.73 inches, Central 4.38 inches, Bluegrass 3.50 inches and East 3.22 inches, which was -0.28, 2.26, 1.36 and 1.09 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.23 inches at PRINCETON 2SE to a high of 6.83 inches at GLASGOW 11W.


21-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-27-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 71 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees warmer than normal and 8 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 82 in the West to 79 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 64 degrees in the West to 61 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 94 degrees at FRANKLIN 4SW and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.38 inches statewide which was 1.16 inches above normal and 136% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.49 inches, Central 5.26 inches, Bluegrass 4.61 inches and East 4.18 inches, which was 0.38, 1.98, 1.38 and 0.93 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.91 inches at FORT CAMPBELL to a high of 7.26 inches at RICHMOND 8E.


Month-to-date Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-01-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 70 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal . High temperatures averaged from 81 in the West to 78 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 63 degrees in the West to 60 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 94 at FRANKLIN 4SW and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.25 inches statewide which was 0.83 inches above normal and 135% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.86 inches, Central 4.39 inches, Bluegrass 3.50 inches and East 3.24 inches, which was -0.46, 1.94, 1.05 and 0.80 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.24 inches at PRINCETON 2SE to a high of 6.83 inches at GLASGOW 11W.


30-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-18-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 72 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal and 10 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 83 in the West to 81 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 64 degrees in the West to 61 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 94 degrees at FRANKLIN 4SW and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 5.18 inches statewide which was 0.52 inches above normal and 111% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 4.63 inches, Central 6.00 inches, Bluegrass 5.62 inches and East 4.46 inches, which was 0.10, 1.22, 1.01 and -0.24 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.16 inches at FORT CAMPBELL to a high of 8.68 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.


60-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 04-18-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 67 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 78 in the West to 77 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 59 degrees in the West to 57 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 127 at FRANKFORT 7S and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 10.19 inches statewide which was 0.94 inches above normal and 110% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 10.28 inches, Central 10.64 inches, Bluegrass 10.83 inches and East 9.01 inches, which was 0.68, 1.12, 1.97 and -0.01 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 5.45 inches at WILLIAMSBURG AWOS to a high of 17.32 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.


90-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 03-19-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 63 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 73 in the West to 73 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 54 degrees in the West to 52 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 127 at FRANKFORT 7S and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 13.54 inches statewide which was 0.06 inches below normal and 100% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 13.96 inches, Central 14.13 inches, Bluegrass 14.25 inches and East 11.83 inches, which was -0.42, 0.08, 1.46 and -1.34 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 8.67 inches at WILLIAMSBURG AWOS to a high of 20.56 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.


120-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 02-17-2019 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 58 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 68 in the West to 68 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 49 degrees in the West to 48 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 127 at FRANKFORT 7S and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 20.09 inches statewide which was 2.33 inches above normal and 113% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 20.87 inches, Central 20.96 inches, Bluegrass 19.60 inches and East 18.95 inches, which was 1.96, 2.5, 3.1 and 1.77 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 13.78 inches at MT STERLING AWOS to a high of 29.21 inches at PADUCAH ASOS.


180-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 12-19-2018 to 06-16-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 52 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 60 in the West to 61 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 43 degrees in the West to 42 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 127 at FRANKFORT 7S and the extreme low was -9 at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 31.94 inches statewide which was 6.66 inches above normal and 126% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 33.19 inches, Central 33.66 inches, Bluegrass 30.36 inches and East 30.55 inches, which was 6.25, 7.09, 7.35 and 5.97 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 22.10 inches at MT STERLING AWOS to a high of 42.28 inches at PADUCAH ASOS.

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky