Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-01-2019 to 05-21-2019
Temperatures for the period averaged 66 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal
and 12 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 75 in the West to 75
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 57 degrees in the West
to 56 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 90 degrees at BURKESVILLE 3W and the extreme low was 37 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.79 inches statewide which was 0.54 inches below normal
and 84% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.34 inches, Central 2.20 inches,
Bluegrass 2.39 inches and East 3.23 inches, which was -0.17, -1.29, -0.73 and 0.03 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.01 inches at FRANKLIN 4SW to a high of 8.18
inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.