Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1907
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1931
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1912, 1952
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1899, 1968
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
42.4°F
(5.8°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012, 2017
Ties: 1960
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1936
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1902
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1940, 1960, 1993
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1980
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1978
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1981
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/