Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-02-2018 to 07-22-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal
and 4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 89 in the West to 87
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West
to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70 degrees in the West
to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 98 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 55 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.88 inches statewide which was 0.07 inches below normal
and 98% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.80 inches, Central 3.00 inches,
Bluegrass 3.41 inches and East 3.32 inches, which was -1.10, 0.01, 0.53 and 0.28 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.48 inches at MAYSVILLE 3SW to a high of 8.78
inches at MCKEE 5S.