Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-1--2018 to 07-18-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 58.6 degrees across the state which was 2.5 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 69.8 in the West to 68.7
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.8 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 55.5 degrees in the West
to 47.4 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 8.6 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 96.3 at Cumberland county and the extreme low was 6.3 at McLean county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 31.71 inches statewide which was 5.99 inches above normal
and 123.3% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 32.68 inches, Central 32.82 inches,
Bluegrass 29.79 inches and East 31.54 inches, which was 5.56, 6.12, 5.87 and 6.39 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 22.96 inches at Campbell county to a high of 40.31
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 49.4 degrees.