Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 12-20-2018 to 01-18-2019
Temperatures for the period averaged 40 degrees across the state which was 6 degrees warmer than normal
and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 47 in the West to 47
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 35 degrees in the West
to 35 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 9 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 11 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 87 degrees at PEABODY and the extreme low was 13 degrees at HINDMAN 5N.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.59 inches statewide which was 0.73 inches above normal
and 119% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.69 inches, Central 4.97 inches,
Bluegrass 4.34 inches and East 5.37 inches, which was -0.37, 0.82, 0.99 and 1.51 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.81 inches at OWENSBORO AWSS to a high of 8.01
inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.