Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-21-2017 to 09-19-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 68 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees cooler than normal
and 6 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 81 in the West to 77
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 6 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 60 degrees in the West
to 58 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 94 degrees at MADISONVILLE 4S and the extreme low was 42 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 5.21 inches statewide which was 1.8 inches above normal
and 153% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 4.86 inches, Central 7.42 inches,
Bluegrass 4.88 inches and East 3.68 inches, which was 1.61, 3.74, 1.64 and 0.2 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.36 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 11.46
inches at RUSSELLVILLE 2W.