Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-5--2018 to 05-23-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 71.4 degrees across the state which was 7.9 degrees warmer than normal and 25.2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 82.9 in the West to 81.3 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 6 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5.7 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 69.2 degrees in the West to 59.7 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 15.3 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 11.2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 92.7 degrees at Henderson county and the extreme low was 43.2 degrees at Meade county.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 3.38 inches statewide which was 0.04 inches above normal and 101.2% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.59 inches, Central 3.07 inches, Bluegrass 3.93 inches and East 3.91 inches, which was -0.89, -0.43, 0.79 and 0.67 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.12 inches at Calloway county to a high of 6.21 inches at Rowan county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 62.4 degrees.