Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2018
Ties: 1930, 1956
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.2°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1896
Ties: 1915, 2014
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1960
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1918, 1955, 1976, 1977
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1935, 1954, 1955, 2004
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 1929, 1941, 1965, 1973, 2008
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012
Ties: 1909
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2012, 2017
Ties: 1898, 1919, 1950, 1972, 1995, 1998
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1935, 1942, 1998, 2004, 2008
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1907, 1919, 2005, 2007
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1907, 2005
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1914, 1919, 1923, 2004, 2005
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1946, 1957, 2002, 2011
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1898, 1901, 1957, 1975
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1914, 1931, 1953, 1990
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1980
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1908, 1912, 1921, 1929, 1931, 1995, 1998
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1981
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1904, 1996, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/