Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-2--2017 to 02-17-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 32.9 degrees across the state which was 1.6 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 41.8 in the West to 43.6
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 1.4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 27.3 degrees in the West
to 23.3 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 0.5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 77.0 at Hart county and the extreme low was -11.0 at Cumberland county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 9.43 inches statewide which was 1.92 inches above normal
and 125.6% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 9.05 inches, Central 9.83 inches,
Bluegrass 7.88 inches and East 10.95 inches, which was 1.02, 1.73, 1.37 and 3.56 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 5.53 inches at Campbell county to a high of 14.52
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 25.2 degrees.