Kentucky Weekly Weather Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary For the Period July 8, 2019 to July 14, 2019 Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Rainfall: Conditions were drier across the area this period, while summer heat remained entrenched across the area. High temperatures consistently reached into the upper 80s to lower 90s. Some even reaching the middle 90s across Western Kentucky. Combined with dewpoints in the 70s, the livestock heat stress index remained elevated in the danger to emergency categories. Most of the rainfall for the period fell midweek with summer-time afternoon thunderstorms on Wednesday and followed by a cold front pushing through the area on Thursday. Coverage remained isolated to scattered with the state average for the week only coming in at 0.59 inches. Most of the activity fell across Southwestern, South-Central, and Eastern Kentucky. North- Central Kentucky and the Northern Bluegrass missed on most of the rain. Temperatures for the period averaged 79 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 89 in the West to 87 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from near normal in the West to near normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70 degrees in the West to 68 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 96 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 58 degrees at CARROLLTON 2E. Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.59 inches statewide which was 0.4 inches below normal and 59% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.62 inches, Central 0.42 inches, Bluegrass 0.34 inches and East 1.00 inches, which was 0.36, 0.58, 0.64 and 0.01 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BRANDENBURG 4SW to a high of 2.92 inches at PADUCAH ASOS.

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