Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-16-2018 to 05-22-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 73 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees warmer than normal
and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 83 in the West to 82
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 66 degrees in the West
to 63 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 10 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 12 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 91 degrees at LOUISVILLE APT and the extreme low was 53 degrees at BLACK MOUNTAIN ARC.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.71 inches statewide which was 0.58 inches above normal
and 151% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.66 inches, Central 1.21 inches,
Bluegrass 2.30 inches and East 1.65 inches, which was 0.53, 0.02, 1.22 and 0.52 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.35 inches at KOOMER RIDGE to a high of 4.49
inches at HENDERSON 5E.