Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-6--2017 to 09-19-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 72.2 degrees across the state which was 2.5 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 84.1 in the West to 80.8
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3.6 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 4.5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70.4 degrees in the West
to 61.4 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5.3 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 0.2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 97.3 at Hopkins county and the extreme low was 30.6 at Marshall county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 15.35 inches statewide which was 3.74 inches above normal
and 132.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 13.15 inches, Central 17.47 inches,
Bluegrass 15.36 inches and East 15.41 inches, which was 1.97, 5.62, 4.04 and 3.31 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 8.20 inches at Fulton county to a high of 22.04
inches at Logan county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 64.5 degrees.