Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2018
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1907
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1896
Ties: 1899, 1959, 1985
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1960
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1960
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1913, 1963
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1978
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1963
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1963 1978
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1960
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
42.7°F
(5.9°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1912
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
44.4°F
(6.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1958 1978
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012, 2017
Ties: 1899, 1902, 1926
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1978
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1902, 1968
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1904
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1958
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1977
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1951, 1963, 1980
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1918 1979
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1905
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1978
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1980
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1978, 1980
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1981
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1971, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/