Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1989
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2015
Ties: 1961
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1905
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1930, 2013, 2014
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 2013
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1907, 1937, 1981
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1929, 2000
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1931
Ties: 1928, 1937, 1951, 1962
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1921
Ties: 1901, 1907
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1921
Ties: 1912, 1980, 1997
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1917
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1921
Ties: 1928, 1962
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1896, 1906, 1907, 1943, 1995, 2001
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1922
Ties: 1925
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978, 1980
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1958, 1985, 1996
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1905, 1920, 1967, 1977, 1983
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1961, 1967, 1971, 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/