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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1980, 1985
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1907, 1961
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1896
Ties: 1908, 1948, 2000, 2009
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1922 2012
Ties: 1964, 1987, 2003, 2011
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1947
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2012
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1921 2017
Ties: 1946, 1949
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1995, 2004
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2012
Ties: 1950, 2008, 2010
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1907, 1911, 1944, 2001
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918, 1940
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1908, 1930, 1937, 1948, 1988, 2001
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918, 1940, 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1914, 1916, 1952
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1916, 1925, 1988, 1990
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1913, 1934, 1952
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1918, 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1920, 1984, 1989
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1899, 2005, 2011
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018, 2019
Ties: 1927, 1947, 1972, 1996, 1997, 1998
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1980
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1916, 1937, 1946, 1949, 1986
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1981
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2020
Ties: 1903, 1922, 1926, 1932, 1945

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/