Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-9--2018 to 09-21-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 75.5 degrees across the state which was 4.8 degrees warmer than normal
and 0.6 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 87.7 in the West to 83.7
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3.6 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 1.8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 74.6 degrees in the West
to 66.5 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 14.1 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 99.0 degrees at Hopkins county and the extreme low was 51.6 degrees at McLean county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.46 inches statewide which was 1.03 inches above normal
and 142.4% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.58 inches, Central 2.14 inches,
Bluegrass 5.90 inches and East 4.20 inches, which was -0.81, -0.54, 3.66 and 1.79 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.61 inches at Breckinridge county to a high of 11.14
inches at Bath county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 68.7 degrees.