Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-2--2018 to 02-19-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 43.7 degrees across the state which was 6.9 degrees warmer than normal and 6.2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 52.3 in the West to 55.0 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 39.3 degrees in the West to 35.0 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 11.3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 10.3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 78.1 degrees at Lawrence county and the extreme low was 14.5 degrees at Meade county.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.16 inches statewide which was 2.37 inches above normal and 232.7% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.65 inches, Central 4.48 inches, Bluegrass 3.91 inches and East 5.58 inches, which was 0.66, 2.54, 2.37 and 3.9 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.83 inches at Campbell county to a high of 8.46 inches at Knox county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 38.1 degrees.