Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-15-2017 to 08-21-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal
and 4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 89 in the West to 86
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 69 degrees in the West
to 68 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 96 degrees at LOUISVILLE APT and the extreme low was 48 degrees at BURKESVILLE 3W.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.84 inches statewide which was 0.02 inches below normal
and 98% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.42 inches, Central 0.78 inches,
Bluegrass 0.86 inches and East 1.32 inches, which was -0.36, -0.08, -0.01 and 0.39 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at HICKMAN 2E to a high of 3.76
inches at SOMERSET.