Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-9--2017 to 09-19-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 69.8 degrees across the state which was 0.8 degrees warmer than normal
and 8.6 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 82.6 in the West to 77.4
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.3 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 2.8 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 68.3 degrees in the West
to 59.0 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 9.6 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 3.2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 90.0 degrees at Graves county and the extreme low was 54.1 degrees at Harrison county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.79 inches statewide which was 0.05 inches below normal
and 94.3% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.24 inches, Central 0.91 inches,
Bluegrass 0.67 inches and East 0.36 inches, which was 0.39, -0.02, -0.08 and -0.46 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.11 inches at Letcher county to a high of 3.20
inches at Union county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 63.8 degrees.