Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-7--2018 to 08-14-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 74.8 degrees across the state which was 1.5 degrees cooler than normal
and 2.8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 86.7 in the West to 83.1
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2.2 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3.6 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 73.4 degrees in the West
to 64.5 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6.6 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 1.1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 97.2 degrees at Hopkins county and the extreme low was 16.5 degrees at Morgan county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.79 inches statewide which was 0.73 inches above normal
and 118.1% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.27 inches, Central 4.00 inches,
Bluegrass 6.41 inches and East 6.49 inches, which was -1.60, -0.04, 2.42 and 2.16 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.72 inches at Taylor county to a high of 11.61
inches at Lewis county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 67.7 degrees.