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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
72.9°F
(22.7°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
8.4°F
(4.6°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1907
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1896
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1963, 1973
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1947
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1938
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1940, 1978
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1957, 1973
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1972, 2006, 2007
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1998, 2008
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1992
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1921, 1949, 1992, 2007
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1918
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1949, 1954, 1995
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1999
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1906
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018, 2019
Ties: 2019
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1980
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1906, 1908, 1981
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/