Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-6--2018 to 07-18-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 77.4 degrees across the state which was 2 degrees warmer than normal
and 2.8 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 88.1 in the West to 85.7
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0.4 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 0.1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 77.6 degrees in the West
to 66.7 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 11.2 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4.8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 96.3 degrees at Cumberland county and the extreme low was 55.8 degrees at Harrison county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 5.57 inches statewide which was 1.3 inches above normal
and 130.4% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 6.01 inches, Central 6.07 inches,
Bluegrass 4.50 inches and East 5.71 inches, which was 1.77, 1.8, 0.31 and 1.32 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.79 inches at Oldham county to a high of 9.57
inches at Casey county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 70.3 degrees.