Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 03-07-2018 to 03-20-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 42 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal
and 10 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 53 in the West to 51
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 35 degrees in the West
to 32 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 78 degrees at BARBOURVILLE 3E and the extreme low was 15 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.33 inches statewide which was 0.67 inches below normal
and 67% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.35 inches, Central 1.52 inches,
Bluegrass 1.24 inches and East 1.22 inches, which was 0.75, 0.59, 0.58 and 0.75 inches below normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.44 inches at CINCINNATI to a high of 2.23
inches at BURKESVILLE 3W.