Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-2--2017 to 04-22-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 40.4 degrees across the state which was 1.3 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 50.5 in the West to 51.3
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3.1 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 1.9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 35.3 degrees in the West
to 29.9 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2.4 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 0.7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 86.0 at Lawrence county and the extreme low was -11.0 at Cumberland county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 19.80 inches statewide which was 3.75 inches above normal
and 123.4% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 21.57 inches, Central 20.24 inches,
Bluegrass 18.20 inches and East 19.21 inches, which was 4.16, 3.23, 3.99 and 3.65 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 15.02 inches at Campbell county to a high of 28.71
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 31.1 degrees.