Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 1947
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1907
113th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1896
Ties: 1924, 1966, 1976, 1989
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1960
57th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 2018
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1960
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1939, 1999
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1938, 1998
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1995, 2006, 2019
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
48.7°F
(9.3°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012, 2017
Ties: 1903, 1922
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1974, 1991, 1999
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2000
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017
Ties: 1999, 2019
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 2012
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 2000
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1979
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 1923, 1933
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1980
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1981
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/