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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
-5.9°F
(-3.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-5.9°F
(-3.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1896
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1947
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1929, 1972
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1962
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1940
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1900, 1982, 2003
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1940
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918, 1978
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918, 1978
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1910, 1928, 1959, 2015
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1968
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1906, 2015
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1918
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1906, 1924, 1959, 1969, 1982, 1993
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1929, 1963, 1969
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1978
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1952, 1960, 1963
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1979
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018, 2019
Ties: 1908, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1942, 1952, 1972, 1998
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1980
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1913, 1928, 1972, 1984, 1996
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1981
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020
Ties: 1928, 1929, 1978

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/