Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-5--2018 to 05-23-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 73.5 degrees across the state which was 7.2 degrees warmer than normal
and 0.8 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 84.1 in the West to 81.9
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4.6 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 3.9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 72.1 degrees in the West
to 63.0 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 15.2 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 89.2 degrees at Lawrence county and the extreme low was 59.9 degrees at Casey county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.53 inches statewide which was 0.05 inches above normal
and 110.4% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.28 inches, Central 0.38 inches,
Bluegrass 0.82 inches and East 0.64 inches, which was -0.19, -0.12, 0.36 and 0.15 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at Calloway county to a high of 2.31
inches at Campbell county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 66.4 degrees.