Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-8--2018 to 10-15-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 72.2 degrees across the state which was 3.9 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 83.0 in the West to 80.3
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1.2 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 0.7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 71.4 degrees in the West
to 63.0 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 13.5 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 8.3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 138.7 at Lewis county and the extreme low was 35.1 at Henderson county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 11.64 inches statewide which was 4.77 inches above normal
and 169.4% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 8.71 inches, Central 11.24 inches,
Bluegrass 13.89 inches and East 12.72 inches, which was 1.99, 3.91, 7.4 and 5.78 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 6.51 inches at Union county to a high of 19.35
inches at Bath county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 66.0 degrees.