Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-3--2017 to 09-19-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 68.8 degrees across the state which was 0.5 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 80.4 in the West to 78.1
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1.1 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 1.5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 62.8 degrees in the West
to 57.4 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4.1 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 3.1 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 26.6 at Harrison county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 30.44 inches statewide which was 5.26 inches above normal
and 120.9% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 26.97 inches, Central 33.14 inches,
Bluegrass 30.28 inches and East 31.35 inches, which was 1.49, 7.32, 6.12 and 6.07 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 21.29 inches at McLean county to a high of 39.03
inches at Clinton county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 59.7 degrees.