Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-5--2017 to 09-19-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 71.8 degrees across the state which was 1.8 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 83.6 in the West to 80.4
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3.1 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 69.9 degrees in the West
to 60.7 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5.8 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 0.4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 97.3 at Hopkins county and the extreme low was 30.6 at Marshall county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 20.17 inches statewide which was 3.99 inches above normal
and 124.7% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 18.15 inches, Central 22.45 inches,
Bluegrass 19.56 inches and East 20.51 inches, which was 2.52, 5.95, 3.69 and 3.79 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 12.18 inches at Fulton county to a high of 27.77
inches at Clinton county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 63.6 degrees.