Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-7--2017 to 09-21-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 70.8 degrees across the state which was 3 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 83.1 in the West to 79.1
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 3.8 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 5.5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 68.6 degrees in the West
to 60.1 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4.6 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 0.8 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 97.3 at Hopkins county and the extreme low was 42.3 at Harrison county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 10.03 inches statewide which was 2.69 inches above normal
and 136.7% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 8.80 inches, Central 11.50 inches,
Bluegrass 9.14 inches and East 10.69 inches, which was 1.82, 3.92, 2.03 and 3.01 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 5.38 inches at Fulton county to a high of 15.93
inches at Logan county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 63.3 degrees.