Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-2--2018 to 06-21-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 59.0 degrees across the state which was 1.5 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 70.6 in the West to 69.1
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.2 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 0.4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 55.6 degrees in the West
to 47.3 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7.5 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4.2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 95.7 at Lawrence county and the extreme low was 15.6 at Harrison county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 20.53 inches statewide which was 2.7 inches above normal
and 115.1% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 21.89 inches, Central 20.47 inches,
Bluegrass 20.75 inches and East 19.00 inches, which was 3.01, 2, 4.09 and 1.69 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 14.63 inches at Letcher county to a high of 25.14
inches at Graves county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 49.0 degrees.