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Mouseover to pause!......Kentucky Short-term forecast... Western KY .TODAY...Patchy fog in the morning. Periods of showers. Highs around 50. North winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent. Central KY .TODAY...Rain. Patchy fog. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the morning. Chance of rain near 100 percent. Eastern KY .REST OF TODAY...A chance of showers in the early afternoon, then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. Light winds. Chance of rain near 100 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 12-14-2018 to 12-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 48 degrees across the state which was 10 degrees warmer than normal and 4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 51 in the West to 53 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 47 degrees in the West to 41 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 17 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 14 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 57 degrees at BARBOURVILLE 3E and the extreme low was 32 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.47 inches statewide which was 0.33 inches above normal and 342% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.76 inches, Central 0.44 inches, Bluegrass 0.13 inches and East 0.54 inches, which was 0.61, 0.29, 0.01 and 0.41 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.01 inches at ALEXANDRIA 5NW to a high of 1.66 inches at HARDINSBURG 5SW.


3-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 12-12-2018 to 12-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 46 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees warmer than normal and 16 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 54 in the West to 52 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 42 degrees in the West to 38 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 12 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 10 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 63 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 22 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.51 inches statewide which was 0.07 inches above normal and 117% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.92 inches, Central 0.44 inches, Bluegrass 0.13 inches and East 0.55 inches, which was 0.45, -0.04, -0.25 and 0.13 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.01 inches at ALEXANDRIA 5NW to a high of 1.70 inches at HARDINSBURG 5SW.


7-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 12-08-2018 to 12-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 38 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 46 in the West to 44 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 32 degrees in the West to 31 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 63 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 11 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.75 inches statewide which was 0.3 inches below normal and 72% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.02 inches, Central 0.69 inches, Bluegrass 0.13 inches and East 1.17 inches, which was -0.12, -0.45, -0.79 and 0.18 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.01 inches at ALEXANDRIA 5NW to a high of 2.27 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.


14-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 12-01-2018 to 12-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 40 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 46 in the West to 46 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 35 degrees in the West to 33 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 71 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.96 inches statewide which was 0.17 inches below normal and 92% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.50 inches, Central 2.02 inches, Bluegrass 1.53 inches and East 1.81 inches, which was 0.11, -0.28, -0.31 and -0.20 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.65 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 3.83 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.


21-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-24-2018 to 12-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 40 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal and 8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 47 in the West to 46 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 6 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 35 degrees in the West to 33 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 88 degrees at PEABODY and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.78 inches statewide which was 0.41 inches below normal and 87% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.03 inches, Central 2.95 inches, Bluegrass 2.28 inches and East 2.85 inches, which was 0.59, 0.47, 0.46 and 0.14 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.39 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 4.94 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.


Month-to-date Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 12-01-2018 to 12-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 40 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal . High temperatures averaged from 46 in the West to 46 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 35 degrees in the West to 33 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 71 at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.96 inches statewide which was 0.17 inches below normal and 92% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.50 inches, Central 2.02 inches, Bluegrass 1.53 inches and East 1.81 inches, which was 0.11, -0.28, -0.31 and -0.20 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.65 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 3.83 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.


30-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-15-2018 to 12-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 40 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees cooler than normal and 8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 47 in the West to 48 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 34 degrees in the West to 32 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 88 degrees at PEABODY and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.79 inches statewide which was 0.66 inches below normal and 85% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.46 inches, Central 4.09 inches, Bluegrass 3.61 inches and East 4.02 inches, which was 1.61, 0.67, 0.23 and 0.12 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.17 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 6.54 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.


60-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 10-16-2018 to 12-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 44 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal . High temperatures averaged from 52 in the West to 52 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 8 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 37 degrees in the West to 36 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 109 at LA GRANGE 6NW and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 8.67 inches statewide which was 0.97 inches above normal and 113% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 9.33 inches, Central 8.98 inches, Bluegrass 8.29 inches and East 8.09 inches, which was 0.59, 0.88, 1.51 and 0.93 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 5.11 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 13.62 inches at GREENVILLE 6N.


90-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 09-16-2018 to 12-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 52 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal . High temperatures averaged from 62 in the West to 61 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 45 degrees in the West to 44 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 109 at LA GRANGE 6NW and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 15.52 inches statewide which was 4.38 inches above normal and 139% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 14.77 inches, Central 16.57 inches, Bluegrass 15.09 inches and East 15.63 inches, which was 2.52, 4.8, 5.13 and 5.07 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 10.14 inches at OWENSBORO AWSS to a high of 23.31 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.


120-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-17-2018 to 12-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 58 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal . High temperatures averaged from 68 in the West to 66 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 50 degrees in the West to 50 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 109 at LA GRANGE 6NW and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 20.11 inches statewide which was 5.54 inches above normal and 138% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 17.80 inches, Central 20.28 inches, Bluegrass 22.30 inches and East 20.07 inches, which was 2.33, 4.85, 9.03 and 5.97 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 13.41 inches at OWENSBORO AWSS to a high of 27.71 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.


180-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-18-2018 to 12-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 64 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal . High temperatures averaged from 74 in the West to 73 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 57 degrees in the West to 56 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 109 at LA GRANGE 6NW and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 30.58 inches statewide which was 7.73 inches above normal and 134% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 26.39 inches, Central 31.64 inches, Bluegrass 34.16 inches and East 30.12 inches, which was 2.87, 7.97, 12.73 and 7.34 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 18.96 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 40.15 inches at FRANKFORT 7S.

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