Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1931, 2002
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1939, 1949, 1956, 2005
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-5.9°F
(-3.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
39.9°F
(4.4°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-5.3°F
(-2.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012, 2017
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
45.7°F
(7.6°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
48.6°F
(9.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1968
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1918, 1968
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1970, 1980
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1979
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1981
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1983

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/