Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-30-2018 to 09-19-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 76 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal
and 2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 87 in the West to 84
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 67 degrees in the West
to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 98 degrees at GREENVILLE 6N and the extreme low was 52 degrees at CALHOUN 5NW.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.71 inches statewide which was 1.3 inches above normal
and 154% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.18 inches, Central 2.62 inches,
Bluegrass 5.94 inches and East 4.11 inches, which was -0.16, -0.03, 3.71 and 1.71 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.53 inches at BENTON 4N to a high of 11.40
inches at OWINGSVILLE 4S.