Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-1--2017 to 11-17-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 43.9 degrees across the state which was 3.4 degrees cooler than normal
and 1 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 55.6 in the West to 56.3
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 2.3 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 37.2 degrees in the West
to 31.6 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 1.1 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 2.8 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 65.3 degrees at Fulton county and the extreme low was 24.8 degrees at Johnson county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.20 inches statewide which was 0.21 inches below normal
and 49.4% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.21 inches, Central 0.16 inches,
Bluegrass 0.30 inches and East 0.12 inches, which was 0.26, 0.27, 0.05 and 0.25 inches below normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.03 inches at Letcher county to a high of 0.43
inches at Owen county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 38.2 degrees.