Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-2--2018 to 08-14-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 63.9 degrees across the state which was 1.5 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 75.4 in the West to 73.6
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.1 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 0.3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 61.3 degrees in the West
to 52.6 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 8.3 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4.2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 97.2 at Hopkins county and the extreme low was 15.6 at Harrison county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 31.87 inches statewide which was 5.8 inches above normal
and 122.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 31.69 inches, Central 31.81 inches,
Bluegrass 32.34 inches and East 31.63 inches, which was 4.67, 5.06, 7.68 and 5.76 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 25.01 inches at Lawrence county to a high of 38.80
inches at Franklin county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 54.9 degrees.