Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1989
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1911, 1957
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
41.2°F
(5.1°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2015
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1931
Ties: 2012
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1956, 1970, 1994
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1897, 1918, 1999
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1973, 2020
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1922, 2010
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1921
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1917
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1921
Ties: 1922, 2011, 2017
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1917
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1921
Ties: 1949
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2016
Ties: 1941, 1942, 1949, 1954, 2011
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1922
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1978, 1980
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1979
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1980
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/