Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 05-04-2018 to 05-24-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 72 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees warmer than normal
and 24 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 83 in the West to 82
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 6 degrees warmer 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 9 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 12 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 93 degrees at HENDERSON 5E and the extreme low was 36 degrees at SHELBYVILLE 10W.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.18 inches statewide which was 0.16 inches below normal
and 95% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.48 inches, Central 3.07 inches,
Bluegrass 4.00 inches and East 3.18 inches, which was -0.98, -0.43, 0.85 and -0.07 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.02 inches at HICKMAN 2E to a high of 6.20
inches at LEXINGTON APT.