Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-17-2018 to 08-14-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 76 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 88 in the West to 84 in the East.
Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 68 degrees in the West
to 65 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 98 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 36 at SHELBYVILLE 10W.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 14.40 inches statewide which was 1.4 inches above normal
and 111% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 13.30 inches, Central 14.30 inches,
Bluegrass 15.59 inches and East 14.43 inches, which was 0.63, 1.2, 2.78 and 1.01 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 7.74 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 22.37
inches at FRANKFORT 7S.