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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
5.7°F
(3.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1907
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 2018
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1960
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 2003, 2011
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1947
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1932, 1952, 1976, 2007
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1940
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1946, 1954, 1983
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1940
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1939, 1983
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918, 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1946, 1957, 2004, 2007
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1918, 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1919
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1968
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1937, 1953, 1995, 2004
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1918
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1896, 1939
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1899, 1938, 1975, 2002
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018, 2019
Ties: 1944, 1946, 1988
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1980
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1903, 1937, 1938, 1944, 1946, 1990, 1994
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1981
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1903, 1958, 1974, 1988, 1994

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