Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
75.7°F
(24.3°C)
74.8°F
(23.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1927, 1967
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2007
Ties: 1911, 1952
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
75.6°F
(24.2°C)
75.6°F
(24.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1967
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1936
Ties: 1897, 1908, 1911, 1939, 1951, 1969, 1986, 2003
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
74.7°F
(23.7°C)
74.6°F
(23.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1967
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1936
Ties: 1909, 1916, 1977
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
71.4°F
(21.9°C)
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1967
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1936
Ties: 1904, 1912, 1978, 2013
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1961
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010
Ties: 1897, 1945, 1963
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1960
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1904, 1976
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1928 1960
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1926
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1961
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1904 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1904
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1978
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1978
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1932
Ties: 1984
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1918
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1910, 1929, 1966, 1971, 1993, 1996
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1978
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1897, 1910, 1925, 1993, 1995
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1979
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1975, 1976
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1980
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1901, 1946, 1988, 1992, 1993
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1981
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1901, 1911, 1926, 1947, 1976, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/