Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2018
Ties: 1977, 2007
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1907
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 1959, 1970, 1985
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1960
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1911, 1939
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1960
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1968, 1979
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1978
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 2014
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
13th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1918, 1960
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012, 2017
Ties: 1902, 1926, 1970
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
12th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1960, 1980, 1984
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1960
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1905, 1961, 1969, 2015
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1971, 1984, 1994
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1915, 1925, 1973, 2010
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1907, 1910, 1937, 2011
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018
Ties: 1910, 1929, 1941, 1942, 1975, 2016
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
74th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1900, 1911, 1915, 1930, 2016

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/