Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-5--2018 to 09-21-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 75.6 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 87.3 in the West to 83.9
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.6 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 0.5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 74.7 degrees in the West
to 65.0 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 10.6 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4.7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 124.5 at Clinton county and the extreme low was 16.5 at Morgan county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 19.77 inches statewide which was 3.67 inches above normal
and 122.8% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 15.90 inches, Central 19.07 inches,
Bluegrass 23.32 inches and East 20.78 inches, which was 0.34, 2.64, 7.54 and 4.15 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 10.51 inches at Union county to a high of 29.59
inches at Rowan county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 68.4 degrees.