Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -1-0--2017 to 01-19-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 38.4 degrees across the state which was 3.6 degrees cooler than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 48.9 in the West to 49.1
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West
to 3.8 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 32.5 degrees in the West
to 27.9 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 0.9 degrees cooler than normal
in the West to 2.4 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period
was 80.8 at Cumberland county and the extreme low was -11.0 at Cumberland county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 8.91 inches statewide which was 2.86 inches below normal
and 75.7% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 10.53 inches, Central 8.85 inches,
Bluegrass 8.26 inches and East 7.99 inches, which was 2.52, 3.68, 2.02 and 3.24 inches below normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 5.68 inches at Mason county to a high of 12.12
inches at Muhlenberg county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 29.8 degrees.