Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1989
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1967, 1987
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
43.8°F
(6.6°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 2003
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1899, 1954
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1928, 1953, 1986, 2012, 2017
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1915, 1928, 1930, 1942, 1953, 1985
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1959, 1980, 2004, 2006
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1931
Ties: 1932, 1940, 1943, 1947, 1957, 1964, 1977, 1978, 1994
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1931
Ties: 1930, 1977, 2006
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1921
Ties: 1899, 1953, 2002
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1921
Ties: 1913, 1925, 1956, 2005, 2010
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 1921
Ties: 1935, 1942, 2000
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 1908, 1909, 1952, 1974, 1990, 2015
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1929 1979
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 1922
Ties: 1906
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978, 1980
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1915, 1927, 1941, 1947, 2014
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1979
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1899, 1909, 1914, 1916, 1945, 1952, 1953
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1980
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1947, 1950, 1990, 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/