Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1930, 1986
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 1896
Ties: 1939, 1949, 1978, 2005
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1960
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1988
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1949, 1959, 2002, 2006
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1943, 1964
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2010
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 2003
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012, 2017
Ties: 1910, 1959, 1993
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1920, 1947
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1908, 1945, 1962
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1916, 1925, 1952, 2003, 2013
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1908, 1929, 1931, 1988
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1921, 1930, 1937, 1988, 2004, 2009
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1946, 1974, 2004
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1979
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Ties: 1921, 1924, 1937, 1957, 1974, 2004, 2009
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1980
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1924, 2000, 2007
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1981
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1924, 1946, 2004, 2010, 2016

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/