Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-2--2018 to 02-17-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 46.8 degrees across the state which was 9.6 degrees warmer than normal and 12 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 54.0 in the West to 58.2 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5.1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9.8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 43.1 degrees in the West to 39.3 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 14.8 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 14.3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 77.0 degrees at Hart county and the extreme low was 20.1 degrees at Crittenden county.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.27 inches statewide which was 1.36 inches above normal and 250.1% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.57 inches, Central 2.02 inches, Bluegrass 2.56 inches and East 2.94 inches, which was 0.56, 1.03, 1.78 and 2.09 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.02 inches at Hart county to a high of 4.08 inches at Knox county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 42.3 degrees.