Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1989
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1919
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Ties: 1947, 1954, 2014
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 1931
Ties: 1904, 1993
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1963, 1966, 1967
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
114th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1910, 1962
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1937
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1907, 1937, 1972
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1960, 1968
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1921
Ties: 1904, 1928, 1951, 1974, 2013
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1921
Ties: 1916, 1928, 1951, 2013
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1917
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1921
Ties: 1989, 2014
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2016
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1922
Ties: 1904, 1905, 1970
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1978, 1980
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1968, 1969
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/