Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 04-23-2018 to 05-22-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 67 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees warmer than normal
and 16 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 79 in the West to 77
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 58 degrees in the West
to 56 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 93 degrees at HENDERSON 5E and the extreme low was 28 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.40 inches statewide which was 0.29 inches below normal
and 94% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 4.26 inches, Central 4.04 inches,
Bluegrass 5.00 inches and East 4.28 inches, which was -0.79, -0.84, 0.62 and -0.19 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.03 inches at CALHOUN 5NW to a high of 7.60
inches at LEXINGTON APT.