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Mouseover to pause!......Kentucky Short-term forecast... Western KY ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY... .TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph. Central KY ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT SUNDAY... .TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Eastern KY ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... .TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms near dawn. Lows in the lower 70s. 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 07-19-2019 to 07-19-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 82 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees warmer than normal and 4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 91 in the West to 91 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 74 degrees in the West to 71 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 96 degrees at LOUISVILLE APT and the extreme low was 67 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.00 inches statewide which was 0.14 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 0.13, 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 0.01 inches at PEABODY.


3-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-17-2019 to 07-19-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 80 degrees across the state which was 3 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 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 73 degrees in the West to 71 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 96 degrees at LOUISVILLE APT and the extreme low was 67 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.63 inches statewide which was 0.21 inches above normal and 148% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.41 inches, Central 0.35 inches, Bluegrass 1.04 inches and East 0.71 inches, which was 0.00, -0.09, 0.63 and 0.27 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at CALHOUN 5NW to a high of 1.82 inches at ALEXANDRIA 5NW.


7-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-13-2019 to 07-19-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 79 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 87 in the West to 87 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 72 degrees in the West to 69 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 96 degrees at LOUISVILLE APT and the extreme low was 58 degrees at CARROLLTON 2E.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.21 inches statewide which was 0.21 inches above normal and 121% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.73 inches, Central 0.67 inches, Bluegrass 1.52 inches and East 0.90 inches, which was 0.76, -0.35, 0.55 and -0.13 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.05 inches at COLUMBIA 3N to a high of 4.96 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.


14-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-06-2019 to 07-19-2019

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 88 in the West to 87 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 71 degrees in the West to 69 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 96 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 58 degrees at CARROLLTON 2E.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.97 inches statewide which was 0.02 inches below normal and 99% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.28 inches, Central 1.22 inches, Bluegrass 1.90 inches and East 2.47 inches, which was 0.33, -0.79, -0.04 and 0.43 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.20 inches at LOUISVILLE APT to a high of 6.51 inches at PADUCAH ASOS.


21-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-29-2019 to 07-19-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 79 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees warmer than normal and 8 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 88 in the West to 87 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 71 degrees in the West to 68 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 96 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 0 degrees at PIKEVILLE AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.10 inches statewide which was 0.13 inches above normal and 104% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.47 inches, Central 2.49 inches, Bluegrass 2.57 inches and East 3.89 inches, which was 0.53, -0.50, -0.33 and 0.83 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.75 inches at EDMONTON 5W to a high of 7.53 inches at SOMERSET.


Month-to-date Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 07-01-2019 to 07-19-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 79 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 88 in the West to 87 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 71 degrees in the West to 69 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 96 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 0 at PIKEVILLE AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.01 inches statewide which was 0.31 inches above normal and 112% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.45 inches, Central 2.39 inches, Bluegrass 2.51 inches and East 3.70 inches, which was 0.79, -0.33, -0.12 and 0.93 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.75 inches at EDMONTON 5W to a high of 7.53 inches at SOMERSET.


30-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-20-2019 to 07-19-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal and 6 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 87 in the West to 86 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70 degrees in the West to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 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 0 degrees at PIKEVILLE AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 5.68 inches statewide which was 1.41 inches above normal and 133% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 6.73 inches, Central 5.84 inches, Bluegrass 4.27 inches and East 5.88 inches, which was 2.5, 1.57, 0.09 and 1.49 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.28 inches at MAYSVILLE 3SW to a high of 10.44 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.


60-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-21-2019 to 07-19-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 75 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 85 in the West to 83 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 67 degrees in the West to 64 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 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 at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 12.38 inches statewide which was 3.51 inches above normal and 140% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 12.07 inches, Central 13.23 inches, Bluegrass 12.11 inches and East 12.13 inches, which was 3.37, 4.26, 3.35 and 3.09 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 7.33 inches at FORT CAMPBELL to a high of 18.66 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.


90-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 04-21-2019 to 07-19-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 71 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 82 in the West to 80 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 0 degrees from 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 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 127 at FRANKFORT 7S and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 15.89 inches statewide which was 2.36 inches above normal and 117% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 15.94 inches, Central 15.94 inches, Bluegrass 15.75 inches and East 15.92 inches, which was 2.18, 2.14, 2.66 and 2.47 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 10.90 inches at FORT CAMPBELL to a high of 26.21 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.


120-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 03-22-2019 to 07-19-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 67 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 78 in the West to 77 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 59 degrees in the West to 57 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 127 at FRANKFORT 7S and the extreme low was 0 at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 20.92 inches statewide which was 3.08 inches above normal and 117% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 21.80 inches, Central 21.58 inches, Bluegrass 20.85 inches and East 19.45 inches, which was 3.25, 3.31, 3.85 and 1.89 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 13.71 inches at BIG SANDY to a high of 31.49 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS.


180-day Summary: Kentucky Climate Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 01-21-2019 to 07-19-2019

Temperatures for the period averaged 58 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal . High temperatures averaged from 68 in the West to 68 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 0 degrees from 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 3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 127 at FRANKFORT 7S and the extreme low was -9 at BURLINGTON 4S.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 33.54 inches statewide which was 7.8 inches above normal and 130% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 36.06 inches, Central 34.90 inches, Bluegrass 31.53 inches and East 31.68 inches, which was 8.93, 8.18, 7.58 and 6.5 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 23.46 inches at MT STERLING AWOS to a high of 48.04 inches at PADUCAH ASOS.

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