Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-8--2017 to 09-19-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 66.3 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees cooler than normal
and 9.4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 79.1 in the West to 74.4
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5.6 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 8.1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 63.3 degrees in the West
to 56.1 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2.1 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 90.0 degrees at Graves county and the extreme low was 42.3 degrees at Harrison county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.67 inches statewide which was 2.26 inches above normal
and 194.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 5.03 inches, Central 7.04 inches,
Bluegrass 4.03 inches and East 2.59 inches, which was 2.69, 4.39, 1.8 and 0.19 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.82 inches at Letcher county to a high of 10.55
inches at Barren county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 59.6 degrees.