Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1989
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1948, 1967
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
3.5°F
(2.0°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2015
Ties: 1956
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1964, 2005
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1926, 1953, 1975, 2006
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1931
Ties: 1975, 1985
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 2003, 2004, 2010
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1908, 1918, 1946, 1949, 1986, 1990, 2012
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Ties: 1899, 1939, 2010, 2012
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1908, 1938, 1970, 2005, 2017
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1921
Ties: 1911, 1919, 1939, 1973, 1977, 1986, 2001, 2020
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1921
Ties: 1939, 1953, 1990, 2020
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1921
Ties: 1908, 1927, 1934, 1952
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1898, 1913, 1938, 1946, 1953, 2008
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1922
Ties: 2000, 2008, 2011
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978, 1980
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1913, 1943, 1957, 1988
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1911, 1925, 1937, 1940, 1942, 2011
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1980
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1944, 1952, 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published March 2021, retrieved on March 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/