Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-3--2018 to 05-23-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 58.8 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 70.1 in the West to 70.3
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1.3 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 0 degrees from normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 54.8 degrees in the West
to 46.7 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 6.6 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 92.7 at Henderson county and the extreme low was 19.0 at Madison county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 9.62 inches statewide which was 0.6 inches above normal
and 106.7% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 9.43 inches, Central 9.37 inches,
Bluegrass 9.85 inches and East 9.83 inches, which was -0.42, 0.04, 1.54 and 1.26 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 6.57 inches at Letcher county to a high of 14.44
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 48.0 degrees.