Kentucky Weekly Weather Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary For the Period February 10, 2020 to February 16, 2020 Above Normal Temperatures and Much Above Normal Precipitation: Kentucky has not been able to catch a break from excessive rainfall over the first half of the February. Through February 16th, data at the Ag Weather Center shows the state has averaged 4.66 inches, which is 2.64 inches above normal. About 2.5 inches of that 4.66 total came over the past week. Rain came in two rounds, one on Monday and the other on Wednesday/Wednesday night. While both rounds brought widespread rainfall, the latter was more significant with 1 to 2+ inches falling across the state ahead of a cold front. Saturated soils led to flash flooding in some areas. Behind the cold front, temperatures took quite the dip. After starting the week in the 50s, highs struggled in the 20s and 30s on Thursday and Friday. Lows dipped into the teens both nights. Some sites even hit the single digits. Temperatures for the period averaged 38 degrees across the state which was 1 degree warmer than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 44 in the West to 49 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degree warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 30 degrees in the West to 33 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 63 degrees at ALBANY 1N and the extreme low was 8 degrees at BRANDENBURG 4SW. Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.56 inches statewide which was 1.65 inches above normal and 282% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.37 inches, Central 2.77 inches, Bluegrass 2.06 inches and East 3.04 inches, which was 1.36, 1.78, 1.28 and 2.19 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.45 inches at CINCINNATI to a high of 4.34 inches at BURKESVILLE 3W.

2020 Weekly Summary Archive

            

Past Years Growing Season Summary


KY Precipitation Departures

KY Temperature Departures