Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 03-23-2018 to 04-21-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 50 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees cooler than normal
and 4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 60 in the West to 61
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 42 degrees in the West
to 39 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 86 degrees at LOUISA 1S and the extreme low was 18 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 5.88 inches statewide which was 1.56 inches above normal
and 136% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 5.44 inches, Central 6.12 inches,
Bluegrass 5.91 inches and East 6.04 inches, which was 0.64, 1.66, 2 and 1.94 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 3.71 inches at MIDDLESBORO AWOS to a high of 10.08
inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.