Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1989
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2015
Ties: 1964
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2015
Ties: 1988
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1917
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1932, 1977
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1895, 1944, 1951, 1960
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1929
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1945, 1960, 1961
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1931
Ties: 1924, 2000
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1921
Ties: 1910, 1920, 1963, 1993
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1921
Ties: 1895, 1924, 1967
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1917
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1921
Ties: 1978
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Ties: 1967
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1922
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978, 1980
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1979
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1980
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1981

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