Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 12-02-2017 to 12-15-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 38 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees cooler than normal
and 8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 50 in the West to 47
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West
to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 29 degrees in the West
to 28 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 71 degrees at BURKESVILLE 3W and the extreme low was 11 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.65 inches statewide which was 1.47 inches below normal
and 31% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.72 inches, Central 0.66 inches,
Bluegrass 0.64 inches and East 0.56 inches, which was 1.64, 1.63, 1.19 and 1.43 inches below normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.14 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 1.10
inches at MURRAY 1W.