Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-9--2018 to 12-13-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 52.4 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 62.5 in the West to 61.0
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3.4 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3.9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 49.3 degrees in the West
to 43.3 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5.7 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 3.4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 138.7 at Lewis county and the extreme low was 11.3 at Ohio county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 15.49 inches statewide which was 4.38 inches above normal
and 139.4% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 15.17 inches, Central 16.59 inches,
Bluegrass 14.83 inches and East 15.37 inches, which was 2.95, 4.84, 4.89 and 4.82 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 11.21 inches at Campbell county to a high of 21.91
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 46.0 degrees.