Climate at a Glance

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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
8.3°F
(4.6°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1896
Ties: 1899, 1955, 1970, 2011
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1947
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1940, 1978
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1949, 2002
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1922, 1957, 1995
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1986
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.6°F
(9.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1949, 2011
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918, 1968, 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2004
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1987, 1998
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2012, 2013
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1978
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018, 2019
Ties: 2019
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1980
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1981
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2019
Ties: 2006, 2010

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