Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-4--2018 to 08-14-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 72.2 degrees across the state which was 2.1 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 84.2 in the West to 81.5
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 0.3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70.2 degrees in the West
to 60.5 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 9.5 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4.4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 97.2 at Hopkins county and the extreme low was 16.5 at Morgan county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 18.37 inches statewide which was 0.8 inches above normal
and 104.5% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 16.96 inches, Central 17.87 inches,
Bluegrass 19.03 inches and East 19.62 inches, which was -0.77, 0.06, 1.99 and 1.91 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 12.16 inches at Union county to a high of 26.61
inches at Rowan county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 63.5 degrees.