Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1917
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2018
Ties: 1895, 1909, 1920, 1929, 1948
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1907
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1896
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1932, 1950, 1969
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1960
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1978
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1978
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1900
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
44.1°F
(6.7°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1978
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1964, 1981
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1978
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012, 2017
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1978
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1896, 1990, 2009
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1923, 1925, 1950, 1953, 1976, 1987, 1995, 2018
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1919, 2011, 2018, 2021
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1907, 1944, 1946, 1995, 2007
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1979
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1926, 1927, 1972
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1898, 1957, 1975, 1986
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2018
Ties: 1902, 1914, 1931, 1953, 1986, 1990
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1980
43rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1909, 1942, 1947, 1974, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2015
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1981
67th Warmest Warmest to Date 2020
Ties: 1910, 1911, 1927, 1988, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/