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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1972, 1995
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1972
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1976
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1947
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1916, 1941
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940, 1978
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
42.3°F
(5.7°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1928
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1928, 1956
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1924, 1971, 1984
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1931, 1984
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1966
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918, 1968, 1977
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1917, 1924
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1906, 1924
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1918
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1968
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018, 2019
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1907, 1963, 1969, 1970
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1908, 1961, 1964

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