Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1917
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1915, 1951
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1907
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1900, 1914, 1954, 1981, 2000, 2002
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1987, 2003
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1953, 2001
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1922
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1922
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012, 2017
Ties: 2000
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1921, 1999
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1991, 1999, 2020
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1999
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 2006, 2020
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1991
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 2017
Ties: 1944, 1945, 1946, 1956, 2004
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1921, 1924, 1937, 1956, 1957, 2004, 2009
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1980
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1901, 1909, 1942, 1947, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2015
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1981
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020
Ties: 1912, 1914, 1928

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/