Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-5--2018 to 08-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 75.4 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 87.1 in the West to 83.8 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.7 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 0.3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 74.5 degrees in the West to 64.4 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 10.4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4.5 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 15.06 inches statewide which was 2.06 inches above normal and 115.8% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 13.62 inches, Central 14.77 inches, Bluegrass 15.60 inches and East 16.26 inches, which was 0.95, 1.67, 2.79 and 2.84 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 10.02 inches at Graves county to a high of 21.55 inches at Franklin county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 68.0 degrees.