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Mouseover to pause!......Kentucky Short-term forecast... Western KY .TODAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Central KY .TODAY...Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Eastern KY .TODAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the mid 40s. Light winds. ...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 11-20-2017 to 11-20-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 37 degrees across the state which was 9 degrees cooler than normal and 14 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 53 in the West to 50 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 6 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 24 degrees in the West to 24 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 13 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 55 degrees at MURRAY 1W and the extreme low was 18 degrees at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.00 inches statewide which was 0.14 inches below normal and 0% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.00 inches, Central 0.00 inches, Bluegrass 0.00 inches and East 0.00 inches, which was 0.16, 0.15, 0.12 and 0.13 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALBANY 1N to a high of 0.00 inches at ALBANY 1N.


3-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-18-2017 to 11-20-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 44 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees cooler than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 55 in the West to 53 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 34 degrees in the West to 37 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 75 degrees at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS and the extreme low was 18 degrees at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.43 inches statewide which was 0.02 inches above normal and 104% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.32 inches, Central 0.43 inches, Bluegrass 0.48 inches and East 0.49 inches, which was -0.16, -0.01, 0.12 and 0.11 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.06 inches at MAYFIELD 6SW to a high of 0.85 inches at CARROLLTON 2E.


7-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-14-2017 to 11-20-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 44 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees cooler than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 55 in the West to 54 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 34 degrees in the West to 36 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 75 degrees at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS and the extreme low was 18 degrees at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.63 inches statewide which was 0.33 inches below normal and 66% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.54 inches, Central 0.60 inches, Bluegrass 0.78 inches and East 0.59 inches, which was 0.57, 0.41, 0.05 and 0.28 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.13 inches at SOMERSET AWOS to a high of 1.25 inches at CARROLLTON 2E.


14-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-07-2017 to 11-20-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 44 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal and 12 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 53 in the West to 52 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 7 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 8 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 36 degrees in the West to 36 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 75 degrees at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS and the extreme low was 18 degrees at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.05 inches statewide which was 0.71 inches below normal and 60% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.87 inches, Central 0.88 inches, Bluegrass 1.46 inches and East 0.98 inches, which was 1.2, 0.97, 0.07 and 0.62 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.26 inches at SOMERSET AWOS to a high of 2.05 inches at MOREHEAD 4NE.


21-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 10-31-2017 to 11-20-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 49 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and 18 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 58 in the West to 58 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 42 degrees in the West to 42 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 81 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 18 degrees at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.20 inches statewide which was 0.32 inches below normal and 87% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.32 inches, Central 2.05 inches, Bluegrass 2.93 inches and East 1.50 inches, which was -0.60, -0.59, 0.70 and -0.80 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.73 inches at WILLIAMSBURG AWOS to a high of 4.77 inches at LA GRANGE 6NW.


Month-to-date Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-01-2017 to 11-20-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 49 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal . High temperatures averaged from 58 in the West to 58 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 42 degrees in the West to 42 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 81 at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 18 at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.20 inches statewide which was 0.21 inches below normal and 91% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.32 inches, Central 2.05 inches, Bluegrass 2.93 inches and East 1.50 inches, which was -0.47, -0.47, 0.80 and -0.70 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.73 inches at WILLIAMSBURG AWOS to a high of 4.77 inches at LA GRANGE 6NW.


30-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 10-22-2017 to 11-20-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 50 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal and 16 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 58 in the West to 58 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 42 degrees in the West to 41 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 82 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 18 degrees at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.23 inches statewide which was 0.76 inches above normal and 122% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 4.48 inches, Central 4.18 inches, Bluegrass 4.69 inches and East 3.58 inches, which was 0.5, 0.58, 1.59 and 0.38 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.25 inches at WILLIAMSBURG AWOS to a high of 6.80 inches at LA GRANGE 6NW.


60-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 09-22-2017 to 11-20-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 58 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 69 in the West to 68 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 49 degrees in the West to 48 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 104 at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 18 at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 7.37 inches statewide which was 0.58 inches above normal and 108% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 7.71 inches, Central 7.41 inches, Bluegrass 7.94 inches and East 6.43 inches, which was 0.31, 0.30, 1.74 and -0.04 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 3.90 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 15.16 inches at GREENVILLE 6N.


90-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-23-2017 to 11-20-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 61 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal . High temperatures averaged from 73 in the West to 71 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 53 degrees in the West to 51 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 18 at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 12.21 inches statewide which was 2.01 inches above normal and 120% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 12.20 inches, Central 14.59 inches, Bluegrass 12.15 inches and East 9.88 inches, which was 1.52, 3.79, 2.74 and -0.04 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 4.25 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 21.39 inches at GREENVILLE 6N.


120-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-24-2017 to 11-20-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 65 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal . High temperatures averaged from 76 in the West to 74 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 56 degrees in the West to 54 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 104 at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 18 at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 17.04 inches statewide which was 2.91 inches above normal and 121% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 15.46 inches, Central 18.78 inches, Bluegrass 16.94 inches and East 16.96 inches, which was 1.08, 4.1, 3.62 and 2.81 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 6.75 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 25.37 inches at GREENVILLE 6N.


180-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-25-2017 to 11-20-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 68 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal . High temperatures averaged from 79 in the West to 77 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 59 degrees in the West to 57 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 104 at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 18 at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 26.28 inches statewide which was 3.38 inches above normal and 115% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 23.77 inches, Central 28.68 inches, Bluegrass 26.64 inches and East 26.04 inches, which was 0.8, 5.14, 4.65 and 2.93 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 12.60 inches at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS to a high of 37.99 inches at GREENVILLE 6N.

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