Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
41.5°F
(5.3°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
5.3°F
(3.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1989
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 1896, 1941
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Ties: 1897, 1923, 1927, 1949
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1906, 1965, 1978, 1985, 1986, 1991
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1982, 1994, 2004
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1949, 1980, 1986, 1994
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1938
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1932, 1943, 1947, 1948, 1957, 1964, 1977, 1978, 1994
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1931
Ties: 1943
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1921
Ties: 1975, 1988, 2008
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1921
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1921
Ties: 1968
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1905, 1912, 1926, 1993
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1922
Ties: 1901, 1907, 1912, 1973, 2015
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978, 1980
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1936, 1953, 2003, 2004, 2009
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1979
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1911, 1925, 1937, 1942, 1987, 2011
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1980
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1900, 1945, 1953, 1954, 1994, 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/