Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1917
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1926, 1938
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1896
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1960
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1963, 1964
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1960
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 2005
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1951, 1972
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1967, 1975, 1985, 2009
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1913, 1937, 2008
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2017
Ties: 1953, 1954, 1987, 2008
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1935, 1986, 1998, 2004, 2008
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1903, 1937, 1949, 1957
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1898, 1903, 1939, 2008
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1921, 1953, 1955
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1938, 2007
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1921, 1949, 1987, 2001, 2009
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1899, 1910, 1929, 1941, 1975, 2016
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1980
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2019
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1947, 1974, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2015
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1981
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2020
Ties: 1949, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1991, 1992, 2005, 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/