Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-9--2018 to 09-21-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 77.5 degrees across the state which was 9.2 degrees warmer than normal
and 7.2 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 91.8 in the West to 83.4
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 10.2 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 3.9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 76.6 degrees in the West
to 67.2 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 18.7 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 12.2 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 99.0 degrees at Hopkins county and the extreme low was 62.4 degrees at Graves county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.71 inches statewide which was 0.12 inches below normal
and 85.5% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.09 inches, Central 0.54 inches,
Bluegrass 1.01 inches and East 1.19 inches, which was -0.76, -0.37, 0.27 and 0.37 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at Caldwell county to a high of 2.10
inches at Lewis county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 69.4 degrees.