Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1896
Ties: 1939, 1956, 1978, 2005
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1968
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1956, 1959, 2002, 2006
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1978
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1927, 1932
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1978
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1953, 2000
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1978
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1978
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012, 2017
Ties: 2004, 2005, 2006
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1978
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 2005
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1903, 1937, 1942, 1957
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1977
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1939, 1954
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1979
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1898, 1987
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1921, 1942, 1987, 2001, 2009
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1979
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2018
Ties: 1903, 1915, 1916, 1927, 1989, 2011
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1980
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1950, 2004, 2010
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1981
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2020
Ties: 1942, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1991, 1992, 2005, 2015

Citing This Page

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