Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-1--2018 to 04-22-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 45.2 degrees across the state which was 0.9 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 55.8 in the West to 56.2 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1.1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0.1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 40.5 degrees in the West to 34.4 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5.3 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 86.0 at Lawrence county and the extreme low was 6.3 at McLean county.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 18.01 inches statewide which was 5.74 inches above normal and 146.8% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 18.52 inches, Central 18.85 inches, Bluegrass 16.85 inches and East 17.80 inches, which was 5.07, 5.9, 5.93 and 6.05 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 13.47 inches at Campbell county to a high of 27.53 inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 35.4 degrees.