Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-8--2018 to 09-21-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 75.6 degrees across the state which was 3.8 degrees warmer than normal
and 0.8 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 87.7 in the West to 84.0
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2.5 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 1.1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 74.4 degrees in the West
to 65.6 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 12.7 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 6.9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 124.5 degrees at Clinton county and the extreme low was 48.9 degrees at Jackson county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.02 inches statewide which was 0.61 inches above normal
and 118.0% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.13 inches, Central 2.83 inches,
Bluegrass 6.40 inches and East 4.71 inches, which was -1.15, -0.86, 3.19 and 1.26 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.73 inches at Hopkins county to a high of 11.40
inches at Bath county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 68.4 degrees.