Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-1--2017 to 11-20-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 43.2 degrees across the state which was 4.9 degrees cooler than normal
and 11 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 54.1 in the West to 53.0
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5.8 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 6.7 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 38.5 degrees in the West
to 33.6 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0.5 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 1.3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 72.3 degrees at Fulton county and the extreme low was 18.1 degrees at Casey county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.02 inches statewide which was 0.74 inches below normal
and 57.9% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.66 inches, Central 0.88 inches,
Bluegrass 1.46 inches and East 1.07 inches, which was 1.41, 0.97, 0.07 and 0.53 inches below normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.40 inches at Graves county to a high of 2.06
inches at Rowan county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 36.3 degrees.