Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-01-2017 to 08-21-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 74 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees cooler than normal
and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 85 in the West to 83
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 66 degrees in the West
to 64 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0 degrees from normal
in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 96 degrees at LOUISVILLE APT and the extreme low was 48 degrees at BURKESVILLE 3W.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.29 inches statewide which was 0.6 inches above normal
and 122% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.34 inches, Central 3.27 inches,
Bluegrass 2.83 inches and East 4.74 inches, which was -0.19, 0.63, 0.15 and 1.81 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.68 inches at CALHOUN 5NW to a high of 8.12
inches at ALBANY 1N.