Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-8--2017 to 02-17-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 48.3 degrees across the state which was 0.9 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 59.5 in the West to 58.9
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1.5 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 1.4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 43.2 degrees in the West
to 37.4 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3.2 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 104.0 at Owsley county and the extreme low was -11.0 at Cumberland county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 23.46 inches statewide which was 1.3 inches above normal
and 105.9% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 24.26 inches, Central 25.85 inches,
Bluegrass 21.42 inches and East 22.32 inches, which was 0.55, 2.18, 1.66 and 0.84 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 17.19 inches at Mason county to a high of 32.59
inches at Muhlenberg county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 40.0 degrees.