Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1933
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1907
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1896
Ties: 1899, 1970, 1985
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1960
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1930, 1982
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1960
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1949, 1956, 2002, 2006
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1916, 1989
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
44.5°F
(6.9°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1928, 1997
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2017
Ties: 1910, 1956, 1993
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1931
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1915, 1947, 1997
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1977
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1910, 1947, 2001, 2010
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1912, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1973, 1997
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1969
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1978
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1961
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1979
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1912, 1967, 1995, 1996, 1998
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1980
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1904
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1930 1981
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1913, 1915, 1917, 1929, 1930

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/