Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-5--2018 to 07-18-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 76.0 degrees across the state which was 3.5 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 87.6 in the West to 84.5
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1.9 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 1.2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 75.2 degrees in the West
to 64.5 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 11.8 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 5.8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 96.3 at Cumberland county and the extreme low was 35.8 at Shelby county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 9.78 inches statewide which was 0.89 inches above normal
and 110.1% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 10.70 inches, Central 10.36 inches,
Bluegrass 8.63 inches and East 9.42 inches, which was 1.97, 1.37, -0.14 and 0.37 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 6.14 inches at Boone county to a high of 16.64
inches at Lincoln county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 68.3 degrees.