Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 09-20-2017 to 10-19-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 67 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees warmer than normal
and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 80 in the West to 79
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 58 degrees in the West
to 55 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 104 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 32 degrees at LEXINGTON 7S.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.16 inches statewide which was 0.2 inches below normal
and 94% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.23 inches, Central 3.24 inches,
Bluegrass 3.27 inches and East 2.89 inches, which was -0.22, -0.32, 0.15 and -0.43 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.77 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 8.74
inches at GREENVILLE 6N.