Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-1--2018 to 05-23-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 50.8 degrees across the state which was 1.8 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 61.8 in the West to 61.5
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.1 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 0.5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 46.5 degrees in the West
to 39.7 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6.7 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4.5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 92.7 at Henderson county and the extreme low was 6.3 at McLean county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 22.36 inches statewide which was 5.35 inches above normal
and 131.5% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 22.10 inches, Central 22.89 inches,
Bluegrass 21.85 inches and East 22.60 inches, which was 3.57, 5.02, 6.5 and 6.33 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 18.20 inches at Campbell county to a high of 32.73
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 40.9 degrees.