Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-1--2018 to 01-19-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 17.4 degrees across the state which was 15.7 degrees cooler than normal
and 19.6 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 26.8 in the West to 30.5
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 16.3 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 12.9 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 7.3 degrees in the West
to 6.7 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 17.9 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 16.2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 49.1 degrees at Letcher county and the extreme low was -11.0 degrees at Cumberland county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.19 inches statewide which was 0.65 inches below normal
and 22.6% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.17 inches, Central 0.18 inches,
Bluegrass 0.19 inches and East 0.23 inches, which was 0.71, 0.71, 0.54 and 0.64 inches below normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.07 inches at Union county to a high of 0.35
inches at Lincoln county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 10.5 degrees.