Kentucky Weekly Weather Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary For the Period July 09 to July 15, 2018 Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Rainfall: The second week straight in July with dry conditions was unlike the very wet first-half of the year for the Bluegrass State. Several counties in the west did a little bit better on the rain than the remainder of the state pushing the western climate division above normal for rainfall. The west also had more of the heat than the remainder of the state but a couple of slightly cooler days occurred at mid-week. Yet, the trend of warmer than normal temperatures continued for the week and for the past 11 weeks. Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 1 degree warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 90 in the West to 88 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from near in the West to 1 degree warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70 degrees in the West to 66 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 98 degrees at PADUCAH ASOS and the extreme low was 57 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.41 inches statewide which was 0.58 inches below normal and 41% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.10 inches, Central 0.28 inches, Bluegrass 0.08 inches and East 0.16 inches, which was 0.12, -0.72, -0.90 and -0.85 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALEXANDRIA 5NW to a high of 2.52 inches at CADIZ 4SW.

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