Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-3--2018 to 09-21-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 70.2 degrees across the state which was 1.7 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 81.8 in the West to 79.5
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.1 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 0.3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 68.2 degrees in the West
to 59.0 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 9.3 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4.5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 124.5 at Clinton county and the extreme low was 16.5 at Morgan county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 29.38 inches statewide which was 4.25 inches above normal
and 116.9% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 25.31 inches, Central 28.42 inches,
Bluegrass 33.17 inches and East 30.61 inches, which was -0.10, 2.65, 9.06 and 5.39 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 19.31 inches at Union county to a high of 42.21
inches at Rowan county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 61.8 degrees.