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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907, 1961
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1896
Ties: 1929, 1933, 1967, 2016
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1960
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1935
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1947
38th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2012
Ties: 1944, 2006
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1932, 1974, 2000
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
45.5°F
(7.5°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1940
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2012
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1940
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1991 2017
Ties: 1974
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918, 1940
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1898, 1921
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918, 1940, 1977
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 2006
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1991
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1898, 1991, 2008
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1918, 1979
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1933
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2017
Ties: 1935, 1975, 1987
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1979
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018, 2019
Ties: 1934, 2007
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1980
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 2008, 2009
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1981
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 2012, 2017

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