Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 08-08-2018 to 08-14-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 75 degrees across the state which was 0 degrees from normal
and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 87 in the West to 83
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 67 degrees in the West
to 66 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 94 degrees at MADISONVILLE 4S and the extreme low was 58 degrees at RICHMOND 8E.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.98 inches statewide which was 0.1 inches above normal
and 111% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.89 inches, Central 0.90 inches,
Bluegrass 0.99 inches and East 1.12 inches, which was 0.06, 0.04, 0.12 and 0.15 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.03 inches at CALHOUN 5NW to a high of 3.94
inches at PIKEVILLE 13S.