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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1917
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1897
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1907
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1896
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1960
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1924
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1947
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1917, 1924
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
40.2°F
(4.6°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-7.0°F
(-3.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940, 1978
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1978
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
39.3°F
(4.1°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-6.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1977
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1918
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1936, 1962, 1970
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1907, 1926, 1927, 1930, 1951, 1958, 1966, 1981, 1997
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1906
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018, 2019
Ties: 1910, 1911, 1914, 1927, 1948, 1952
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1980
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1903, 1951, 1984, 1996, 1997
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1906, 1908, 1981
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1911, 1916, 1959, 1978, 1984

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/