Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-5--2018 to 11-19-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 68.8 degrees across the state which was 0.9 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 79.9 in the West to 77.5
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1.1 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 1.5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 67.2 degrees in the West
to 58.6 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 9.1 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4.4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 138.7 at Lewis county and the extreme low was 16.3 at Meade county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 32.18 inches statewide which was 9.27 inches above normal
and 140.5% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 28.56 inches, Central 32.51 inches,
Bluegrass 34.96 inches and East 32.68 inches, which was 5.6, 8.97, 12.95 and 9.55 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 21.46 inches at Union county to a high of 41.81
inches at Franklin county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 61.9 degrees.