Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-30-2017 to 09-19-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 67 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal
and 8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 79 in the West to 75
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 58 degrees in the West
to 57 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 92 degrees at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS and the extreme low was 42 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.40 inches statewide which was 2 inches above normal
and 183% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 4.22 inches, Central 6.88 inches,
Bluegrass 3.91 inches and East 2.60 inches, which was 1.88, 4.23, 1.68 and 0.2 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.35 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 10.51
inches at RUSSELLVILLE 2W.