Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-2--2017 to 01-19-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 22.9 degrees across the state which was 10.6 degrees cooler than normal
and 20.6 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 32.3 in the West to 34.5
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 10.9 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 9.2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 15.2 degrees in the West
to 12.4 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 10.4 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 11.2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 73.9 degrees at Lawrence county and the extreme low was -11.0 degrees at Cumberland county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.55 inches statewide which was 1.07 inches below normal
and 59.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.58 inches, Central 1.18 inches,
Bluegrass 1.14 inches and East 1.28 inches, which was 0.16, 1.62, 1.12 and 1.4 inches below normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.66 inches at Madison county to a high of 3.50
inches at Calloway county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 15.3 degrees.