Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-8--2018 to 12-13-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 58.1 degrees across the state which was 0.3 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 68.4 in the West to 66.7
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2.7 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3.1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 55.6 degrees in the West
to 48.9 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 3.9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 138.7 at Lewis county and the extreme low was 11.3 at Ohio county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 20.75 inches statewide which was 6.2 inches above normal
and 142.6% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 18.40 inches, Central 21.29 inches,
Bluegrass 23.05 inches and East 20.25 inches, which was 2.97, 5.9, 9.77 and 6.15 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 14.55 inches at Union county to a high of 27.12
inches at Hart county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 51.7 degrees.