Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-1--2018 to 02-17-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 39.6 degrees across the state which was 4.9 degrees warmer than normal
and 13.4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 49.0 in the West to 50.6
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3.3 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 5.1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 34.7 degrees in the West
to 29.8 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 8.5 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 6.6 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 4.6 degrees at Owsley county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 5.66 inches statewide which was 2.01 inches above normal
and 155.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 4.17 inches, Central 6.00 inches,
Bluegrass 5.05 inches and East 7.41 inches, which was 0.21, 2.05, 1.89 and 3.89 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.60 inches at Campbell county to a high of 10.64
inches at Knox county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 31.5 degrees.