Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-1--2018 to 11-19-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 40.0 degrees across the state which was 8.5 degrees cooler than normal
and 11.8 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 47.2 in the West to 49.7
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 13.2 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 10.4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 36.4 degrees in the West
to 32.6 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 2.6 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 71.2 degrees at Letcher county and the extreme low was 16.3 degrees at Meade county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.46 inches statewide which was 0.73 inches above normal
and 142.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.02 inches, Central 2.79 inches,
Bluegrass 2.58 inches and East 3.47 inches, which was -1.01, 0.98, 1.07 and 1.90 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.48 inches at Crittenden county to a high of 4.98
inches at Clinton county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 34.4 degrees.