Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-4--2018 to 06-21-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 70.8 degrees across the state which was 4.7 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 83.0 in the West to 80.2
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3.5 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 2.3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 68.6 degrees in the West
to 58.7 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 11.8 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 7.1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 95.7 at Lawrence county and the extreme low was 28.2 at Owsley county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 8.68 inches statewide which was 0.58 inches below normal
and 93.7% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 8.52 inches, Central 8.13 inches,
Bluegrass 9.19 inches and East 8.89 inches, which was -0.97, -1.40, 0.26 and -0.20 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 5.09 inches at Carroll county to a high of 14.89
inches at Rowan county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 61.6 degrees.