Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-0--2018 to 10-16-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 54.9 degrees across the state which was 3.6 degrees cooler than normal
and 21.6 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 61.7 in the West to 64.0
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 11.2 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 6.9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 53.1 degrees in the West
to 48.4 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5.4 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4.8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 138.7 degrees at Lewis county and the extreme low was 34.7 degrees at Boone county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.64 inches statewide which was 0.92 inches above normal
and 226.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.40 inches, Central 2.20 inches,
Bluegrass 1.26 inches and East 1.69 inches, which was 0.66, 1.46, 0.56 and 0.97 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.57 inches at Carroll county to a high of 3.80
inches at Cumberland county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 51.0 degrees.