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Mouseover to pause!......Kentucky Short-term forecast... Western KY ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH .TONIGHT...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows around 40. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Central KY ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE .TODAY...Cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds 5 to 15 mph. Eastern KY ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY .OVERNIGHT...Rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Light winds. Chance of rain 80 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 02-20-2019 to 02-20-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 45 degrees across the state which was 6 degrees warmer than normal and 14 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 50 in the West to 56 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 36 degrees in the West to 37 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 11 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 61 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 31 degrees at ALEXANDRIA 5NW.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.86 inches statewide which was 1.73 inches above normal and 1404% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.95 inches, Central 1.93 inches, Bluegrass 1.80 inches and East 1.76 inches, which was 1.8, 1.79, 1.68 and 1.64 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at SOMERSET AWOS to a high of 3.64 inches at HICKMAN 2E.


3-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 02-18-2019 to 02-20-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 38 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 42 in the West to 46 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 9 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 31 degrees in the West to 33 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 61 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 18 degrees at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.93 inches statewide which was 1.54 inches above normal and 495% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.00 inches, Central 1.97 inches, Bluegrass 1.80 inches and East 1.97 inches, which was 1.56, 1.55, 1.46 and 1.61 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.08 inches at SOMERSET AWOS to a high of 3.88 inches at HICKMAN 2E.


7-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 02-14-2019 to 02-20-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 40 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 45 in the West to 49 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 32 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 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 62 degrees at FRANKFORT and the extreme low was 18 degrees at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.50 inches statewide which was 1.59 inches above normal and 275% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.53 inches, Central 2.63 inches, Bluegrass 1.89 inches and East 2.93 inches, which was 1.51, 1.65, 1.11 and 2.08 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.90 inches at CARBONDALE ASOS to a high of 4.62 inches at HICKMAN 2E.


14-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 02-07-2019 to 02-20-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 40 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal and 4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 46 in the West to 49 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 32 degrees in the West to 34 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 76 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 12 degrees at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 6.20 inches statewide which was 4.4 inches above normal and 345% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 7.09 inches, Central 6.74 inches, Bluegrass 5.09 inches and East 5.89 inches, which was 5.08, 4.79, 3.54 and 4.21 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 3.84 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 10.58 inches at HICKMAN 2E.


21-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 01-31-2019 to 02-20-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 42 degrees across the state which was 6 degrees warmer than normal and 6 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 49 in the West to 52 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 34 degrees in the West to 34 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 10 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 76 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was -9 degrees at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 7.15 inches statewide which was 4.49 inches above normal and 268% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 8.42 inches, Central 7.76 inches, Bluegrass 6.01 inches and East 6.41 inches, which was 5.47, 4.86, 3.71 and 3.9 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 4.34 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 12.04 inches at HICKMAN 2E.


Month-to-date Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 02-01-2019 to 02-20-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 43 degrees across the state which was 6 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 50 in the West to 53 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 35 degrees in the West to 36 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 12 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 76 at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 12 at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 7.15 inches statewide which was 4.61 inches above normal and 281% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 8.42 inches, Central 7.76 inches, Bluegrass 6.01 inches and East 6.41 inches, which was 5.6, 4.99, 3.81 and 4.02 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 4.34 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 12.04 inches at HICKMAN 2E.


30-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 01-22-2019 to 02-20-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 38 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 46 in the West to 49 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 30 degrees in the West to 31 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 76 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was -9 degrees at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 8.23 inches statewide which was 4.55 inches above normal and 223% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 9.37 inches, Central 8.81 inches, Bluegrass 7.10 inches and East 7.66 inches, which was 5.34, 4.82, 3.92 and 4.13 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 5.30 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 13.31 inches at HICKMAN 2E.


60-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 12-23-2018 to 02-20-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 39 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 46 in the West to 48 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 32 degrees in the West to 32 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 87 at PEABODY and the extreme low was -9 at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 13.25 inches statewide which was 5.77 inches above normal and 177% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 14.10 inches, Central 14.17 inches, Bluegrass 11.76 inches and East 12.96 inches, which was 6.08, 6.1, 5.28 and 5.6 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 8.86 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 18.34 inches at ALBANY 1N.


90-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-23-2018 to 02-20-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 40 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 47 in the West to 47 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 33 degrees in the West to 33 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 88 at PEABODY and the extreme low was -9 at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 17.82 inches statewide which was 5.88 inches above normal and 149% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 18.56 inches, Central 18.55 inches, Bluegrass 16.00 inches and East 18.19 inches, which was 5.53, 5.69, 5.69 and 6.65 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 11.83 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 23.90 inches at ALBANY 1N.


120-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 10-24-2018 to 02-20-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 41 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 48 in the West to 49 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 34 degrees in the West to 34 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 109 at LA GRANGE 6NW and the extreme low was -9 at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 23.43 inches statewide which was 7.93 inches above normal and 151% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 24.48 inches, Central 24.28 inches, Bluegrass 21.83 inches and East 23.13 inches, which was 7.37, 7.7, 8.35 and 8.32 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 15.20 inches at TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN to a high of 30.71 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.


180-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-25-2018 to 02-20-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 50 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 59 in the West to 59 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 43 degrees in the West to 43 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 109 at LA GRANGE 6NW and the extreme low was -9 at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 33.89 inches statewide which was 11.69 inches above normal and 153% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 32.62 inches, Central 34.61 inches, Bluegrass 34.18 inches and East 34.16 inches, which was 8.78, 10.87, 14.44 and 12.69 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 25.41 inches at OWENSBORO AWSS to a high of 43.63 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.

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