Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1974
1-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1989
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1895
Nov–Dec 1974
2-Month
41.6°F
(5.3°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2015
Ties: 1928, 1938, 1952, 2019
Oct–Dec 1974
3-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 2002
Sep–Dec 1974
4-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Aug–Dec 1974
5-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1958
Jul–Dec 1974
6-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1962
Jun–Dec 1974
7-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
May–Dec 1974
8-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1997
Apr–Dec 1974
9-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1931
Ties: 1992
Mar–Dec 1974
10-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1921
Ties: 1904, 1928, 1951, 1981, 2013
Feb–Dec 1974
11-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1921
Ties: 1903, 1926, 1961, 1962, 2014
Jan–Dec 1974
12-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1917
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 1921
Ties: 1914, 1915, 1971, 1994, 1995, 2008, 2009
Jul 1973–Dec 1974
18-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2016
Ties: 1908, 1909, 1948, 1952, 1990, 2015
Jan 1973–Dec 1974
24-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1922
Ties: 1900, 1944, 1945
Jan 1972–Dec 1974
36-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978, 1980
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 1902, 1910, 1942, 1951, 1973, 1990
Jan 1971–Dec 1974
48-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1979
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1943, 1950, 1951, 1986
Jan 1970–Dec 1974
60-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1980
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020
Ties: 1899, 1916, 1951, 1959

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/