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Mouseover to pause!......Kentucky Short-term forecast... Western KY .TODAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. Calm winds. Central KY .THIS AFTERNOON...Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds up to 5 mph shifting to the north in the afternoon. Eastern KY .REST OF TODAY...Warm, sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Light winds. ...The mission of the UK Agricultural Weather Program/Center is to provide educational resources through the development of agricultural weather products and services that minimize weather surprise to Kentucky residents relative to their agricultural needs... Detailed forecast information is available in your Precision Ag Weather forecast here... -=-=-=-=-=-=-=- ... -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Long-range outlooks here.

Climate Narratives (1 day thru 180 days summaries) (Based on 24-hour period PM Obs.)

1-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 09-25-2017 to 09-25-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 74 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 89 in the West to 86 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 10 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 64 degrees in the West to 61 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 9 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 56 degrees at MOREHEAD 4NE.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.00 inches statewide which was 0.12 inches below normal and 0% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.00 inches, Central 0.00 inches, Bluegrass 0.00 inches and East 0.00 inches, which was 0.12, 0.13, 0.11 and 0.12 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALBANY 1N to a high of 0.00 inches at ALBANY 1N.


3-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 09-23-2017 to 09-25-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 75 degrees across the state which was 9 degrees warmer than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 89 in the West to 86 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 10 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 64 degrees in the West to 61 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 9 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 54 degrees at RICHMOND 8E.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.01 inches statewide which was 0.35 inches below normal and 3% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.01 inches, Central 0.00 inches, Bluegrass 0.01 inches and East 0.00 inches, which was 0.36, 0.4, 0.32 and 0.36 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALBANY 1N to a high of 0.32 inches at FORT CAMPBELL.


7-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 09-19-2017 to 09-25-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 75 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees warmer than normal and 6 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 89 in the West to 85 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 9 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 66 degrees in the West to 62 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 10 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 54 degrees at RICHMOND 8E.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.30 inches statewide which was 0.54 inches below normal and 36% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.43 inches, Central 0.30 inches, Bluegrass 0.40 inches and East 0.08 inches, which was 0.42, 0.62, 0.36 and 0.75 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at CAMPBELLSVILLE 7W to a high of 2.03 inches at FRANKLIN 4SW.


14-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 09-12-2017 to 09-25-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 72 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal and 6 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 85 in the West to 81 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 64 degrees in the West to 60 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 52 degrees at PIKEVILLE 13S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.08 inches statewide which was 0.6 inches below normal and 64% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.32 inches, Central 1.24 inches, Bluegrass 1.16 inches and East 0.62 inches, which was 0.39, 0.61, 0.35 and 1.03 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.05 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 2.65 inches at GREENVILLE 6N.


21-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 09-05-2017 to 09-25-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 69 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 82 in the West to 78 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 60 degrees in the West to 57 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 42 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.48 inches statewide which was 1 inches below normal and 60% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.61 inches, Central 1.74 inches, Bluegrass 1.40 inches and East 1.16 inches, which was 0.87, 1, 0.85 and 1.28 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.06 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 3.40 inches at FORT KNOX.


Month-to-date Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 09-01-2017 to 09-25-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 68 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees cooler than normal . High temperatures averaged from 82 in the West to 77 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 60 degrees in the West to 58 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 42 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.25 inches statewide which was 1.33 inches above normal and 146% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.99 inches, Central 6.73 inches, Bluegrass 3.86 inches and East 2.42 inches, which was 1.11, 3.51, 1.18 and -0.47 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.06 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 10.30 inches at GLASGOW 11W.


30-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-27-2017 to 09-25-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 69 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees cooler than normal and 4 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 82 in the West to 77 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 60 degrees in the West to 58 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 42 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.72 inches statewide which was 1.28 inches above normal and 137% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 4.50 inches, Central 7.11 inches, Bluegrass 4.21 inches and East 3.06 inches, which was 1.14, 3.34, 1.01 and -0.38 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.35 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 11.46 inches at RUSSELLVILLE 2W.


60-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-28-2017 to 09-25-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 71 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees cooler than normal . High temperatures averaged from 83 in the West to 80 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 63 degrees in the West to 61 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 42 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 9.13 inches statewide which was 1.87 inches above normal and 126% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 7.38 inches, Central 11.03 inches, Bluegrass 8.78 inches and East 9.32 inches, which was 0.44, 3.48, 1.79 and 1.75 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.85 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 15.90 inches at RUSSELLVILLE 2W.


90-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-28-2017 to 09-25-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 73 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal . High temperatures averaged from 85 in the West to 82 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 65 degrees in the West to 63 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 42 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 12.92 inches statewide which was 1.45 inches above normal and 113% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 10.42 inches, Central 15.07 inches, Bluegrass 12.57 inches and East 13.60 inches, which was -0.63, 3.28, 1.45 and 1.67 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 4.20 inches at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS to a high of 20.08 inches at RUSSELLVILLE 2W.


120-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-29-2017 to 09-25-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 73 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal . High temperatures averaged from 85 in the West to 82 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 65 degrees in the West to 62 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 42 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 17.90 inches statewide which was 1.95 inches above normal and 112% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 15.24 inches, Central 20.19 inches, Bluegrass 17.77 inches and East 18.40 inches, which was -0.17, 3.89, 2.16 and 1.93 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 7.15 inches at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS to a high of 25.48 inches at RUSSELLVILLE 2W.


180-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 03-30-2017 to 09-25-2017

Temperatures for the period averaged 70 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 81 in the West to 79 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 62 degrees in the West to 59 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104 at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 0 at ALEXANDRIA 5NW.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 29.05 inches statewide which was 4.03 inches above normal and 116% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 25.85 inches, Central 31.37 inches, Bluegrass 28.66 inches and East 30.34 inches, which was 0.59, 5.69, 4.64 and 5.22 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 18.89 inches at CALHOUN 5NW to a high of 38.19 inches at ALBANY 1N.

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky