Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1917
90th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 1963
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1907
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 1896
Ties: 1967
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1960
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1960
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1898, 2007
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1991
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2012, 2017
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2017
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 1923, 1955
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2017
Ties: 2005
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1979
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2014 2018
Ties: 1899, 1910, 1929, 1941, 1942, 1975
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1980
75th Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2019
Ties: 1899, 1900, 1911, 1915, 1930
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1981
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2013 2020
Ties: 1924, 1946, 1956, 2004, 2010

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/