Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-1--2017 to 11-19-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 44.9 degrees across the state which was 3.6 degrees cooler than normal
and 9.4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 55.0 in the West to 54.5
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5.4 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 5.6 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 40.9 degrees in the West
to 35.8 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1.5 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 0.6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 73.9 degrees at Bullitt county and the extreme low was 22.5 degrees at Johnson county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.45 inches statewide which was 0.28 inches below normal
and 83.8% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.14 inches, Central 1.38 inches,
Bluegrass 1.94 inches and East 1.34 inches, which was -0.89, -0.43, 0.43 and -0.23 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.65 inches at Union county to a high of 3.23
inches at Boone county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 38.5 degrees.