Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-1--2017 to 01-19-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 33.2 degrees across the state which was 4.3 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 43.8 in the West to 44.3
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3.7 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3.6 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 26.4 degrees in the West
to 22.4 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 3 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 4.5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 73.9 at Lawrence county and the extreme low was -11.0 at Cumberland county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 4.53 inches statewide which was 3.77 inches below normal
and 54.6% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 5.73 inches, Central 4.62 inches,
Bluegrass 3.53 inches and East 4.24 inches, which was 3.35, 4.31, 3.64 and 3.79 inches below normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 2.49 inches at Mason county to a high of 7.42
inches at Calloway county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 23.9 degrees.