Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1917
74th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2018
Ties: 1904, 2011
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1907
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 1896
Ties: 1903, 1921
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1960
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2012
Ties: 1974, 1987
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1960
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1952, 2007, 2010
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1978
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1931
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
80th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1897, 1914, 2011
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
44.7°F
(7.1°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012
Ties: 1956
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1978
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2012, 2017
Ties: 1906, 1920, 1964, 1997
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1978
76th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1945, 1973, 2010, 2013
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1941, 1943, 2009
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1916, 1925, 1952, 1956, 2013
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017
Ties: 1976
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1979
30th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1909, 2005
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1978
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2000 2017
Ties: 1934, 1943, 1953, 1991
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1979
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2018
Ties: 1940, 2010
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1999 1980
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2019
Ties: 1932, 1938, 1957, 2006, 2014
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2002 1981
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020
Ties: 1923, 1934, 2002, 2008, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/