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Mouseover to pause!......Kentucky Short-term forecast... Western KY .TODAY...Sunny. Areas of fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 50s. Calm winds in the morning becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Central KY .TODAY...Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds around 5 mph. Eastern KY .TODAY...Sunny. Patchy valley fog early. Highs in the upper 40s. 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 11-20-2018 to 11-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 38 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees cooler than normal and 12 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 40 in the West to 46 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 17 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 10 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 33 degrees in the West to 38 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 52 degrees at MIDDLESBORO AWOS and the extreme low was 27 degrees at CARBONDALE ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.01 inches statewide which was 0.13 inches below normal and 7% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.00 inches, Central 0.00 inches, Bluegrass 0.01 inches and East 0.03 inches, which was 0.16, 0.15, 0.11 and 0.1 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALBANY 1N to a high of 0.12 inches at PIKEVILLE 13S.


3-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-18-2018 to 11-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 44 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees cooler than normal and 10 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 46 in the West to 55 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 11 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 37 degrees in the West to 37 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 64 degrees at BURKESVILLE 3W and the extreme low was 27 degrees at CARBONDALE ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.04 inches statewide which was 0.37 inches below normal and 10% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.03 inches, Central 0.01 inches, Bluegrass 0.06 inches and East 0.04 inches, which was 0.45, 0.43, 0.3 and 0.34 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BENTON 4N to a high of 0.23 inches at CINCINNATI.


7-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-14-2018 to 11-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 39 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees cooler than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 43 in the West to 49 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 15 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 31 degrees in the West to 33 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 65 degrees at BENTON 4N and the extreme low was 18 degrees at CARBONDALE ASOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.16 inches statewide which was 0.2 inches above normal and 121% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.60 inches, Central 1.46 inches, Bluegrass 1.34 inches and East 1.25 inches, which was -0.51, 0.45, 0.51 and 0.38 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.11 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 2.28 inches at GREENVILLE 6N.


14-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-07-2018 to 11-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 39 degrees across the state which was 9 degrees cooler than normal and 14 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 44 in the West to 48 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 16 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 12 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 32 degrees in the West to 34 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 65 degrees at BENTON 4N and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.85 inches statewide which was 0.09 inches above normal and 105% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.95 inches, Central 2.11 inches, Bluegrass 1.88 inches and East 2.48 inches, which was -1.12, 0.26, 0.35 and 0.88 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.18 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 3.62 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.


21-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 10-31-2018 to 11-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 44 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees cooler than normal and 22 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 50 in the West to 54 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 11 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 37 degrees in the West to 38 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 77 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 5.12 inches statewide which was 2.6 inches above normal and 203% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 5.61 inches, Central 5.24 inches, Bluegrass 5.39 inches and East 4.23 inches, which was 2.69, 2.6, 3.16 and 1.93 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.52 inches at BOWLING GREEN 4E to a high of 8.63 inches at GREENVILLE 6N.


Month-to-date Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 11-01-2018 to 11-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 44 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees cooler than normal . High temperatures averaged from 49 in the West to 53 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 12 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 8 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 36 degrees in the West to 37 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 75 at WHITESBURG 2NW and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.69 inches statewide which was 2.28 inches above normal and 195% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 4.81 inches, Central 4.84 inches, Bluegrass 4.88 inches and East 4.21 inches, which was 2.02, 2.32, 2.75 and 2.01 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.18 inches at FORT KNOX to a high of 7.99 inches at GREENVILLE 6N.


30-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 10-22-2018 to 11-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 46 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees cooler than normal and 18 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 54 in the West to 55 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 10 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 8 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 39 degrees in the West to 38 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 109 degrees at LA GRANGE 6NW and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 5.61 inches statewide which was 2.14 inches above normal and 162% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 5.92 inches, Central 5.73 inches, Bluegrass 5.83 inches and East 4.94 inches, which was 1.94, 2.13, 2.73 and 1.74 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 3.25 inches at BOWLING GREEN 4E to a high of 8.98 inches at GREENVILLE 6N.


60-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 09-22-2018 to 11-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 55 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees cooler than normal . High temperatures averaged from 64 in the West to 64 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 47 degrees in the West to 47 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 109 at LA GRANGE 6NW and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 12.09 inches statewide which was 5.29 inches above normal and 178% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 11.65 inches, Central 13.09 inches, Bluegrass 11.83 inches and East 11.77 inches, which was 4.25, 5.98, 5.63 and 5.3 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 8.01 inches at CARBONDALE ASOS to a high of 17.52 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.


90-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-23-2018 to 11-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 62 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal . High temperatures averaged from 72 in the West to 71 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 54 degrees in the West to 53 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 109 at LA GRANGE 6NW and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 16.09 inches statewide which was 5.89 inches above normal and 158% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 14.15 inches, Central 16.06 inches, Bluegrass 18.18 inches and East 15.97 inches, which was 3.47, 5.26, 8.77 and 6.05 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 9.38 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 22.53 inches at LEXINGTON APT.


120-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-24-2018 to 11-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 65 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal . High temperatures averaged from 75 in the West to 74 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 57 degrees in the West to 57 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 109 at LA GRANGE 6NW and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 20.76 inches statewide which was 6.63 inches above normal and 147% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 17.34 inches, Central 21.07 inches, Bluegrass 24.79 inches and East 19.84 inches, which was 2.96, 6.39, 11.47 and 5.69 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 12.45 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 30.01 inches at FRANKFORT 7S.


180-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-25-2018 to 11-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 69 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 80 in the West to 78 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 61 degrees in the West to 60 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 109 at LA GRANGE 6NW and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 31.23 inches statewide which was 8.33 inches above normal and 136% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 27.26 inches, Central 32.15 inches, Bluegrass 35.13 inches and East 30.39 inches, which was 4.29, 8.61, 13.14 and 7.28 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 17.26 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 42.07 inches at FRANKFORT 7S.

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