Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-0--2018 to 10-16-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 52.1 degrees across the state which was 5.8 degrees cooler than normal
and 5.6 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 57.5 in the West to 60.3
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 14.8 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 10 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 51.2 degrees in the West
to 47.5 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4.2 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4.7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 74.1 degrees at Letcher county and the extreme low was 34.7 degrees at Boone county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.17 inches statewide which was 0.86 inches above normal
and 383.6% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.19 inches, Central 1.83 inches,
Bluegrass 0.77 inches and East 0.87 inches, which was 0.87, 1.52, 0.48 and 0.57 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.20 inches at Carroll county to a high of 3.39
inches at Logan county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 50.6 degrees.