Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-21-2018 to 09-19-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 76 degrees across the state which was +6 degrees from
normal. High temperatures averaged from 87 in the West to 84 in the East. Departure from
normal high temperatures ranged from +3 degrees from normal in the West to +4 degrees
from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 67 degrees in the West to 66
degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from +6 degrees from
normal in the West to +7 degrees from normal in the East.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.65 inches statewide which was + 1.13 inches from
normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.95 inches, Central 3.89 inches, Bluegrass
7.17 inches and East 4.78 inches, which was -0.50, + 0.17, + 3.72 and + 1.32 inches respectively from
normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.79 inches at Cumberland Gap to a high of
10.13 inches at Spindletop.