Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-1--2017 to 02-17-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 35.4 degrees across the state which was 1.3 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 45.7 in the West to 46.5
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1.4 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 0.8 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 29.2 degrees in the West
to 25.0 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0.7 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 0.8 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 10.19 inches statewide which was 1.79 inches below normal
and 85.1% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 9.90 inches, Central 10.62 inches,
Bluegrass 8.57 inches and East 11.65 inches, which was -3.18, -2.28, -1.78 and 0.08 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 6.23 inches at Campbell county to a high of 15.51
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 26.6 degrees.