Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-0--2017 to 04-22-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 41.6 degrees across the state which was 1.2 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 52.2 in the West to 52.5
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2.3 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 1.7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 36.4 degrees in the West
to 31.0 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2.4 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 0.6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 86.0 at Lawrence county and the extreme low was -11.0 at Cumberland county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 25.87 inches statewide which was 1.78 inches above normal
and 107.4% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 27.99 inches, Central 26.80 inches,
Bluegrass 24.32 inches and East 24.35 inches, which was 1.45, 1.24, 3.09 and 1.3 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 20.66 inches at Mason county to a high of 35.01
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 32.5 degrees.