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Mouseover to pause!......Kentucky Short-term forecast... Western KY .TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Central KY .OVERNIGHT...Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds up to 10 mph. Chance of showers 20 percent. Eastern KY .REST OF TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 70. 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 07-14-2018 to 07-14-2018

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 94 in the West to 90 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 69 degrees in the West to 68 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 98 degrees at PADUCAH ASOS and the extreme low was 61 degrees at CYNTHIANA 8N.

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 0.02 inches, Central 0.00 inches, Bluegrass 0.00 inches and East 0.00 inches, which was 0.12, 0.14, 0.14 and 0.15 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALBANY 1N to a high of 0.44 inches at MARION 4NE.


3-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-12-2018 to 07-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees warmer than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 92 in the West to 88 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 69 degrees in the West to 65 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 98 degrees at PADUCAH ASOS and the extreme low was 57 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.01 inches statewide which was 0.42 inches below normal and 2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.02 inches, Central 0.00 inches, Bluegrass 0.01 inches and East 0.00 inches, which was 0.4, 0.43, 0.41 and 0.44 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALBANY 1N to a high of 0.44 inches at MARION 4NE.


7-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-08-2018 to 07-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 91 in the West to 88 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 69 degrees in the West to 66 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 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 0.09 inches statewide which was 0.9 inches below normal and 9% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.08 inches, Central 0.17 inches, Bluegrass 0.04 inches and East 0.07 inches, which was 0.9, 0.83, 0.94 and 0.94 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALEXANDRIA 5NW to a high of 1.80 inches at BURKESVILLE 3W.


14-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-01-2018 to 07-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 79 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 91 in the West to 88 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 71 degrees in the West to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 98 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 56 degrees at CYNTHIANA 8N.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.80 inches statewide which was 1.18 inches below normal and 40% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.47 inches, Central 0.97 inches, Bluegrass 0.80 inches and East 0.94 inches, which was 1.5, 1.02, 1.14 and 1.09 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BIG SANDY to a high of 2.99 inches at STANFORD 4NE.


21-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-24-2018 to 07-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 90 in the West to 87 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 71 degrees in the West to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 98 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 56 degrees at CYNTHIANA 8N.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.61 inches statewide which was 0.64 inches above normal and 122% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.56 inches, Central 4.58 inches, Bluegrass 2.90 inches and East 3.39 inches, which was 0.61, 1.62, -0.01 and 0.34 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.86 inches at MAYFIELD 6SW to a high of 8.11 inches at STANFORD 4NE.


Month-to-date Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-01-2018 to 07-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 79 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 91 in the West to 88 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 71 degrees in the West to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 98 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 56 at CYNTHIANA 8N.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.80 inches statewide which was 1.18 inches below normal and 40% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.47 inches, Central 0.97 inches, Bluegrass 0.80 inches and East 0.94 inches, which was 1.5, 1.02, 1.14 and 1.09 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at BIG SANDY to a high of 2.99 inches at STANFORD 4NE.


30-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-15-2018 to 07-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal and 4 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 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 71 degrees in the West to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 98 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 56 degrees at CYNTHIANA 8N.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.70 inches statewide which was 0.43 inches above normal and 110% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 4.68 inches, Central 5.53 inches, Bluegrass 4.08 inches and East 4.52 inches, which was 0.44, 1.27, -0.14 and 0.14 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.67 inches at MAYFIELD 6SW to a high of 9.20 inches at LIBERTY 3SW.


60-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-16-2018 to 07-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 76 degrees across the state which was 4 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 88 in the West to 85 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 69 degrees in the West to 65 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 98 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 36 at SHELBYVILLE 10W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 9.86 inches statewide which was 0.89 inches above normal and 110% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 10.20 inches, Central 10.20 inches, Bluegrass 9.72 inches and East 9.31 inches, which was 1.37, 1.11, 0.88 and 0.21 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 4.10 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 17.02 inches at HENDERSON 5E.


90-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 04-16-2018 to 07-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 71 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 83 in the West to 81 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 63 degrees in the West to 60 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 98 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 22 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 12.84 inches statewide which was 0.67 inches below normal and 95% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 13.42 inches, Central 13.19 inches, Bluegrass 12.61 inches and East 12.14 inches, which was 0.46, 0.58, 0.43 and 1.23 inches below normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 6.34 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 20.37 inches at STANFORD 4NE.


120-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 03-17-2018 to 07-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 66 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 77 in the West to 76 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 58 degrees in the West to 55 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 6 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 98 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 16 at CYNTHIANA 8N.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 19.34 inches statewide which was 1.46 inches above normal and 108% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 19.62 inches, Central 19.97 inches, Bluegrass 19.09 inches and East 18.66 inches, which was 0.97, 1.64, 2.11 and 1.11 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 10.17 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 27.83 inches at STANFORD 4NE.


180-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 01-16-2018 to 07-14-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 58 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 68 in the West to 68 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 50 degrees in the West to 48 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 98 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was -17 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 30.11 inches statewide which was 4.49 inches above normal and 118% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 30.64 inches, Central 31.52 inches, Bluegrass 29.14 inches and East 29.13 inches, which was 3.58, 4.91, 5.36 and 4.09 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 17.16 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 39.47 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.

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