Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-6--2018 to 12-13-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 64.1 degrees across the state which was -0 degrees from normal
. High temperatures averaged from 74.7 in the West to 72.6
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2.2 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 2.6 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 62.2 degrees in the West
to 54.4 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7.7 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 3.6 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 11.3 at Ohio county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 31.06 inches statewide which was 8.21 inches above normal
and 135.9% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 26.86 inches, Central 31.58 inches,
Bluegrass 33.87 inches and East 31.94 inches, which was 3.35, 7.92, 12.42 and 9.15 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 20.54 inches at Union county to a high of 39.85
inches at Franklin county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 57.5 degrees.