Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-1--2017 to 05-23-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 45.1 degrees across the state which was 0.2 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 55.8 in the West to 55.9
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 0.5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 40.2 degrees in the West
to 34.2 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4.1 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 2 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 -11.0 at Cumberland county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 27.12 inches statewide which was 1.92 inches above normal
and 107.6% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 28.28 inches, Central 27.69 inches,
Bluegrass 25.52 inches and East 26.99 inches, which was 0.84, 1, 3.09 and 2.75 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 21.98 inches at Campbell county to a high of 37.96
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 35.5 degrees.