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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2018
Ties: 1953
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1896
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1960
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1902, 1927, 1935
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1947
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1978
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.3°C)
25th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1924, 1931, 1966, 1968
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1917, 1931, 1971
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918, 1978
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1971, 1982
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1918, 1978
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1969
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1928, 1959
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
46th Coolest Coolest to Date 1918
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1908, 1931, 1967, 2001
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1972, 1973, 1995, 2004
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1938, 1975, 1987, 2002
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
80th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018, 2019
Ties: 1921, 1957, 1975, 1989, 2016
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
91st Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
32nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1974, 2004

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/