Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1924 1917
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1924
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1907 1907
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1896
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2012
Ties: 1961
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1960
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2021
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1941
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1916, 1945, 1983, 2021
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1928, 1959
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012, 2017
Ties: 1906, 1920, 1964, 2003
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1910, 1964, 1988, 1993
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1915, 1947, 1959
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1917, 1924, 1971, 1984
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1912, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1959, 1973
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1979
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1904, 1941, 1960, 1963, 2015
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1960
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1979
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2018
Ties: 1926, 1985, 1994
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1980
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2019
Ties: 1973, 1985
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1981
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020
Ties: 1906, 1908

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/