Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest to Date 1989
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1988, 2003, 2016
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
41.7°F
(5.4°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2015
Ties: 1985
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
24th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1923, 1927, 1940, 1949
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 2004
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
18th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1918, 1999, 2018
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
15th Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1933, 1934, 2001
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest to Date 1931
Ties: 1911, 1939, 1954, 2020
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1931
Ties: 1923, 1944, 1965, 1973, 1984
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1931
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1923, 1944, 1947, 1952, 1955, 1985, 2020
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
45th Warmest Warmest to Date 1921
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1917
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 1921
Ties: 1949, 1957, 1973
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1917
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1921
Ties: 1923
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1977
54th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1925, 1930, 1936, 1971, 1973
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1896 1979
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 1922
Ties: 1898, 1936, 1947, 1956, 2003
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978, 1980
90th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1912, 1984, 1989, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/