Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-3--2018 to 04-22-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 49.8 degrees across the state which was 3.3 degrees cooler than normal
and 5.4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 60.5 in the West to 62.3
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6.3 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3.5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 45.0 degrees in the West
to 37.9 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1.6 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 0.3 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 6.28 inches statewide which was 1.97 inches above normal
and 145.7% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 6.44 inches, Central 6.54 inches,
Bluegrass 5.89 inches and East 6.26 inches, which was 1.63, 2.1, 1.98 and 2.18 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 3.97 inches at Letcher county to a high of 10.21
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 38.5 degrees.