Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-2--2018 to 04-22-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 47.1 degrees across the state which was 1.7 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 58.1 in the West to 58.0
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3.2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 42.6 degrees in the West
to 35.9 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3.2 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 1.2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 86.0 at Lawrence county and the extreme low was 15.6 at Harrison county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 11.85 inches statewide which was 3.28 inches above normal
and 138.3% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 13.38 inches, Central 12.34 inches,
Bluegrass 11.56 inches and East 10.11 inches, which was 3.99, 3.4, 3.83 and 1.9 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 7.56 inches at Letcher county to a high of 16.73
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 36.4 degrees.