Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2018
Ties: 1925, 1971
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1896
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1976, 2002, 2020
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1897, 1910, 1915
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1948
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1929, 1941, 1965, 1986, 2008
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1910, 2011
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012, 2017
Ties: 1897, 1900, 1989, 2001
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1945, 2003, 2010, 2013
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 2010
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1906, 1915, 1967
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1912, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1959, 1997
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1899, 1915, 1925, 2010
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1927, 1928
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1979
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1907, 1913, 1917, 1930, 1958
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1980
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1985, 1997
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1981
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1961

Citing This Page

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