Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-4--2018 to 04-22-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 49.5 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees cooler than normal
and 4.8 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 61.0 in the West to 63.4
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 7.3 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3.9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 43.2 degrees in the West
to 36.2 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1.6 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 3.1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 86.0 degrees at Lawrence county and the extreme low was 19.0 degrees at Madison county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.97 inches statewide which was 0.03 inches below normal
and 99.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.37 inches, Central 2.82 inches,
Bluegrass 2.69 inches and East 2.99 inches, which was -0.02, -0.23, -0.04 and 0.18 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.86 inches at Letcher county to a high of 6.17
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 36.5 degrees.