Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 01-31-2018 to 02-20-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 42 degrees across the state which was 6 degrees warmer than normal
and 16 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 50 in the West to 52
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 33 degrees in the West
to 34 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 10 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 82 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 5 degrees at CARBONDALE ASOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.61 inches statewide which was 1.95 inches above normal
and 173% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.95 inches, Central 4.83 inches,
Bluegrass 4.20 inches and East 6.45 inches, which was 0.00, 1.93, 1.90 and 3.94 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.45 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 9.80
inches at BARBOURVILLE 3E.