Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-2--2018 to 05-23-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 53.9 degrees across the state which was 0.4 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 65.3 in the West to 64.6
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1.5 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 1.2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 49.8 degrees in the West
to 42.2 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5.8 degrees warmer than normal
in the West to 3.3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 92.7 at Henderson county and the extreme low was 15.6 at Harrison county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 15.25 inches statewide which was 1.96 inches above normal
and 114.8% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 15.97 inches, Central 15.11 inches,
Bluegrass 15.11 inches and East 14.80 inches, which was 1.53, 1.27, 2.97 and 2.08 inches above normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 11.63 inches at Lawrence county to a high of 21.87
inches at McCreary county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 43.2 degrees.