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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1915
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907, 1961
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1909, 1919, 1949, 1979
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1956, 1966
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1947
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1931, 1941, 1951
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1908, 1913, 1955, 1976
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1954
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 2004, 2005
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918, 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1935, 1937, 1949, 1998
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1949
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1918, 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1901, 1903, 1921, 1928, 1957, 1973, 1984, 1989, 2014
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1916, 1920, 1925, 1928, 1937, 1947, 1957, 1996, 2014
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018, 2019
Ties: 1913, 1917, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1952, 1967, 1983, 1984
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1913, 1967
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1920, 1960, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1983

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