Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-6--2018 to 08-14-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 76.2 degrees across the state which was 0.5 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 87.6 in the West to 84.6
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.9 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 1.5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 75.5 degrees in the West
to 65.5 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 9.1 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 3.1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 97.2 at Hopkins county and the extreme low was 16.5 at Morgan county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 10.12 inches statewide which was 1.79 inches above normal
and 121.5% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 8.19 inches, Central 10.03 inches,
Bluegrass 10.64 inches and East 11.63 inches, which was 0.08, 1.74, 2.44 and 2.92 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 5.48 inches at Graves county to a high of 17.76
inches at Lewis county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 69.0 degrees.