Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-8--2018 to 02-19-2019
Temperatures for the period averaged 50.2 degrees across the state which was 1.5 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 59.9 in the West to 59.1
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.7 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 0.8 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 47.1 degrees in the West
to 41.2 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7.5 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4.8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 138.7 at Lewis county and the extreme low was -8.5 at Boone county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 32.84 inches statewide which was 10.66 inches above normal
and 148.1% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 32.60 inches, Central 33.35 inches,
Bluegrass 32.35 inches and East 33.07 inches, which was 8.81, 9.64, 12.61 and 11.6 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 27.04 inches at McLean county to a high of 41.16
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 43.8 degrees.