Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-0--2018 to 10-16-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 65.7 degrees across the state which was 5.9 degrees warmer than normal
and 5.2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 75.0 in the West to 74.3
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 2.4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 64.0 degrees in the West
to 56.5 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 15.1 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 11.4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 138.7 degrees at Lewis county and the extreme low was 34.7 degrees at Boone county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.01 inches statewide which was 0.49 inches above normal
and 132.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.42 inches, Central 2.50 inches,
Bluegrass 1.70 inches and East 2.43 inches, which was -0.14, 0.93, 0.26 and 0.92 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.57 inches at Carroll county to a high of 4.11
inches at Knott county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 59.8 degrees.