Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period -0-4--2018 to 07-18-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 72.2 degrees across the state which was 3.5 degrees warmer than normal
. High temperatures averaged from 84.1 in the West to 81.5
in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2.1 degrees warmer than normal in the West
to 1.5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70.4 degrees in the West
to 60.2 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 11 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 25.5 at Owsley county.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 13.84 inches statewide which was 0.32 inches above normal
and 102.3% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 14.84 inches, Central 14.02 inches,
Bluegrass 12.80 inches and East 13.69 inches, which was 1.05, 0.23, -0.28 and 0.26 inches respectively from normal.
By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 9.35 inches at Campbell county to a high of 20.73
inches at Lincoln county. Dewpoint temperatures for the state averaged near 63.2 degrees.