Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 03-20-2018 to 03-20-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 41 degrees across the state which was 7 degrees cooler than normal
and 10 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 49 in the West to 51
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 12 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 33 degrees in the West
to 36 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 57 degrees at MIDDLESBORO AWOS and the extreme low was 31 degrees at ALEXANDRIA 5NW.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.22 inches statewide which was 0.07 inches above normal
and 147% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.15 inches, Central 0.16 inches,
Bluegrass 0.28 inches and East 0.30 inches, which was -0.01, 0.00, 0.14 and 0.16 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS to a high of 0.62
inches at SHELBYVILLE 10W.