Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-0--2017 to 02-17-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 39.0 degrees across the state which was 1.3 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 49.2 in the West to 49.7
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2.1 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 1.6 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 33.3 degrees in the West
to 28.6 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1.5 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 0.1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 81.7 at Fulton county and the extreme low was -11.0 at Cumberland county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 14.57 inches statewide which was 0.83 inches below normal
and 94.6% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 14.71 inches, Central 14.85 inches,
Bluegrass 13.31 inches and East 15.40 inches, which was -2.29, -1.61, -0.11 and 0.67 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 10.59 inches at Mason county to a high of 19.61
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 30.6 degrees.