Kentucky Weekly Weather Summary

Kentucky Climate Summary For the Period February 4 to February 10, 2019 Well Above Normal Temperatures and Much Above Normal Precipitation: Kentucky cannot seem to shake the wet pattern that has plagued the region for quite some time. The state averaged almost 2.5 inches for the week behind multiple rounds of rainfall. This was a statewide event with Western Kentucky the leader at an average of 3.12, while Eastern Kentucky was on the low end at 1.98. The brunt of the activity fell Tuesday through Thursday, leading to some flooding across the region. Temperature-wise, the week started out with temperatures in the 60s and 70s, lasting through Thursday. Behind a strong cold front, temperatures plummeted Thursday night with lows dipping well into the 20s and the teens on Friday night, introducing livestock cold stress to the Emergency category yet again. Temperatures for the period averaged 46 degrees across the state which was 10 degrees warmer than normal and 14 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 51 in the West to 56 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 10 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 37 degrees in the West to 39 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 10 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 15 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 76 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 12 degrees at BURLINGTON 4S. Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.49 inches statewide which was 1.62 inches above normal and 285% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 3.12 inches, Central 2.81 inches, Bluegrass 2.06 inches and East 1.98 inches, which was 2.16, 1.85, 1.3 and 1.16 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.11 inches at BIG SANDY to a high of 4.27 inches at BENTON 4N.

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