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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1895
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1896
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1986
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1947
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1974
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1934
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1943
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1914, 1930, 1941, 2001
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1918, 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1908, 1930, 1937, 1993
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1918, 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1907, 1944, 1952
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1968
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1908, 1956, 1985
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1918
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1911, 2010
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1960, 1966, 1981, 1982
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1917, 1951, 1966, 1982
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018, 2019
Ties: 1913, 1927, 1940, 1996
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1980
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1912, 1917
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1981
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1911, 1916, 1941, 1942, 1947, 1952

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/