Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2018
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1907
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1896
Ties: 1895, 1913, 1960, 1995
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1926 1960
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1966
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1928, 1951
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1906, 1993
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012, 2017
Ties: 1928, 2010
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1920, 1956
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1915, 1959, 1997
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1910, 1959, 2001, 2010
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1977
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1897, 1908, 1910, 1928, 1990
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1930, 1931, 1972
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1979
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2018
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1911, 1925, 1948, 1951
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1980
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1942, 1974, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2015
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1944 1981
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1922, 1926, 1943, 1948, 1958, 1976, 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/