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
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
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)
124ᵗʰ 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)
86ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1907
39ᵗʰ 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)
69ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1960
56ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
110ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1960
15ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 2016
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
85ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
40ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1909, 1945, 1992, 2005
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
77ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
47ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1934, 1990
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
85ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
39ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1896, 1954
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
35ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2017
Ties: 1942, 1953, 1954, 1987, 2008
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
89ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1978
35ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1916, 1923, 1937, 1950
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
77ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
47ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1934
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
81ˢᵗ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
43ʳᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1923, 1934, 1995
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
76ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
48ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1976, 2003
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
115ᵗʰ Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
8ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1933, 1939, 1992
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
121ˢᵗ 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)
121ˢᵗ 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
2ⁿᵈ Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1935
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
9ᵗʰ Warmest Warmest since: 2012 1935
Ties: 1957, 2006, 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2018, retrieved on September 25, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/