Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
71.8°F
(22.1°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
7.4°F
(4.1°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1907
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1896
Ties: 1927, 1998
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2020
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1960
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1925, 1945, 1998, 2004
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1909, 1945, 1992, 2005
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1907, 1911, 1976
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1972, 1987
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2017
Ties: 1909, 1927, 1992
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1938, 1954, 1992
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1901, 1923, 1925, 1950, 1953, 1976, 1987, 1995
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1901, 1919, 2011
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1998
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1978
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1979
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1980
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1981
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2012 2020
Ties: 1957, 2006, 2009

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/