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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1907
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1907
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1918, 2002, 2016
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1936, 1939, 1965
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1947
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940, 1978
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1934, 1948
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1911, 1941, 1964
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1943
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1897, 1956, 1959, 1982
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1993
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1919, 1925
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1907, 1913, 1973, 1984, 2001
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1907, 1910, 1925, 1937, 1982, 1985
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1918
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1907, 1926, 1927, 1930, 1940, 1951, 1958, 1966, 1997
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1906
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018, 2019
Ties: 1917, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1959, 1977
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1964, 1978, 1979
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1908 1906, 1908, 1981
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2020
Ties: 1906, 1908

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