Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 02-28-2018 to 03-20-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 43 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees cooler than normal
and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 54 in the West to 52
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 36 degrees in the West
to 33 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0 degrees from normal
in the West to 2 degrees warmer than 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 1.96 inches statewide which was 1.01 inches below normal
and 66% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.21 inches, Central 2.06 inches,
Bluegrass 1.59 inches and East 1.99 inches, which was 0.95, 1.06, 1.09 and 0.92 inches below normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.61 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 3.47
inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.