Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-2--2018 to 02-17-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 52.7 degrees across the state which was 14.9 degrees warmer than normal and 11.8 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 62.1 in the West to 61.8 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 12.4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 12.6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 50.6 degrees in the West to 43.9 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 21.7 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 18.5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 77.0 degrees at Hart county and the extreme low was 27.9 degrees at Lewis county.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.37 inches statewide which was 0.99 inches above normal and 355.8% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.09 inches, Central 1.19 inches, Bluegrass 1.52 inches and East 1.69 inches, which was 0.66, 0.77, 1.19 and 1.33 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.37 inches at Hart county to a high of 2.13 inches at Lewis county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 47.6 degrees.