Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-8--2018 to 08-14-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 75.5 degrees across the state which was 0.3 degrees cooler than normal
and 1.4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 88.0 in the West to 83.2
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.4 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 74.2 degrees in the West
to 65.7 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 8 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 2.6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 97.2 degrees at Hopkins county and the extreme low was 55.6 degrees at Graves county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.74 inches statewide which was 0.09 inches below normal
and 94.8% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.25 inches, Central 1.73 inches,
Bluegrass 1.96 inches and East 2.01 inches, which was -0.50, -0.05, 0.16 and 0.00 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.14 inches at Union county to a high of 5.71
inches at Allen county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 68.8 degrees.