Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-8--2017 to 11-19-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 61.1 degrees across the state which was 0.5 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 73.4 in the West to 71.2
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1.5 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 2.1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 57.1 degrees in the West
to 49.8 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5.7 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 2.1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 104.0 at Owsley county and the extreme low was 22.5 at Johnson county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 13.28 inches statewide which was 3.1 inches above normal
and 130.5% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 14.36 inches, Central 15.23 inches,
Bluegrass 12.85 inches and East 10.67 inches, which was 3.74, 4.46, 3.44 and 0.75 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 7.64 inches at Letcher county to a high of 22.39
inches at Muhlenberg county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 53.5 degrees.