Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1989
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1897, 2003, 2016
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
41.8°F
(5.4°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2015
Ties: 1979
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
44.6°F
(7.0°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1962
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1898, 1909, 1996
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1905, 1914, 1920, 1993
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1977
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1983, 1993, 2008, 2013, 2014
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1931
Ties: 1916, 2009, 2013
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1921
Ties: 1940, 1975, 2008
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1921
Ties: 1914, 1929, 1983
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1917
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1921
Ties: 1903, 1905, 1926, 1947, 1977
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1899, 1945, 1975
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1979
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1922
Ties: 1920, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1943, 1965, 1975
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1978, 1980
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1898, 1900, 1913, 1943, 1957, 1987
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1930, 1990, 1994
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1980
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1944, 1952, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/