Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1989
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1992, 2002
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2015
Ties: 1928, 1952, 1974, 2019
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1931
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 1918, 1934, 2005
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 2020
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 1911, 1939, 1954, 1956, 2002
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 1940
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 1982, 2002
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 1908, 1970, 1987, 2005, 2017
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1921
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1921
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1921
Ties: 2019
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2016
Ties: 1898, 1913, 1946, 1953, 1987, 2008
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 1922
Ties: 1946, 1955
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978, 1980
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1956, 1991, 2016
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2019
Ties: 1946, 1949, 1993, 2014
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1980
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2020
Ties: 1955, 2003, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2017

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/