Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 02-19-2018 to 03-20-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 47 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal
and 6 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 57 in the West to 57
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 40 degrees in the West
to 38 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 82 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 15 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 5.74 inches statewide which was 1.54 inches above normal
and 137% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 7.69 inches, Central 6.20 inches,
Bluegrass 5.42 inches and East 3.63 inches, which was 3.13, 1.75, 1.67 and -0.43 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.13 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 10.04
inches at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.