Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 12-31-2017 to 01-20-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 24 degrees across the state which was 10 degrees cooler than normal
and 20 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 33 in the West to 35
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 10 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 17 degrees in the West
to 16 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 9 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 74 degrees at LOUISA 1S and the extreme low was -17 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.43 inches statewide which was 1.18 inches below normal
and 55% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.25 inches, Central 1.19 inches,
Bluegrass 1.22 inches and East 1.07 inches, which was 0.48, 1.6, 1.03 and 1.6 inches below normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.15 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 3.86
inches at CINCINNATI.