Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-7--2017 to 01-19-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 53.8 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees cooler than normal . High temperatures averaged from 65.4 in the West to 63.9 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2.5 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2.9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 49.2 degrees in the West to 42.7 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2.8 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 0.5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 104.0 at Owsley county and the extreme low was -11.0 at Cumberland county.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 22.26 inches statewide which was 0.18 inches below normal and 99.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 23.13 inches, Central 23.68 inches, Bluegrass 20.54 inches and East 21.69 inches, which was -0.33, 0.07, 0.05 and -0.49 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 15.59 inches at Mason county to a high of 31.78 inches at Muhlenberg county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 45.5 degrees.