Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-5--2018 to 06-21-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 74.9 degrees across the state which was 4.5 degrees warmer than normal
and 8.2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 87.3 in the West to 83.4
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3.7 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 1.9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 73.6 degrees in the West
to 62.9 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 12.4 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 6.4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 95.7 degrees at Lawrence county and the extreme low was 35.8 degrees at Shelby county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.30 inches statewide which was 0.27 inches below normal
and 94.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 4.93 inches, Central 4.08 inches,
Bluegrass 4.20 inches and East 3.99 inches, which was 0.49, -0.57, -0.35 and -0.63 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.52 inches at Carroll county to a high of 8.01
inches at Rowan county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 66.8 degrees.