Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-15-2018 to 08-17-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 76 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal
and 2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 86 in the West to 84
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 71 degrees in the West
to 66 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 92 degrees at MURRAY 1W and the extreme low was 59 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.33 inches statewide which was 0.97 inches above normal
and 367% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.76 inches, Central 1.99 inches,
Bluegrass 2.19 inches and East 0.37 inches, which was 0.43, 1.63, 1.82 and -0.02 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.05 inches at MIDDLESBORO AWOS to a high of 5.45
inches at CINCINNATI.