Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-5--2017 to 09-21-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 72.0 degrees across the state which was 1.6 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 84.0 in the West to 80.7
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2.7 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3.7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70.0 degrees in the West
to 60.8 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5.9 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 0.5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 97.3 at Hopkins county and the extreme low was 30.6 at Marshall county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 19.38 inches statewide which was 3.28 inches above normal
and 120.4% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 17.32 inches, Central 21.64 inches,
Bluegrass 18.76 inches and East 19.81 inches, which was 1.76, 5.21, 2.98 and 3.18 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 11.44 inches at Henderson county to a high of 26.41
inches at Clinton county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 63.8 degrees.