Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
37.4°F
(3.0°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1989
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1920, 1978, 2013
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
43.7°F
(6.5°C)
40.8°F
(4.9°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2015 2015
Ties: 1913, 1965
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1938
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1973, 2018
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1897, 1911, 1939, 1954
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1896, 1959, 1970, 2005
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1897, 1914, 1915, 1923, 1944, 1947, 1952, 1955, 1985
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1921
Ties: 1911, 1919, 1939, 1973, 1977, 1986, 1987, 2001
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1917
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1921
Ties: 1939, 1953, 1987, 1990
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1917
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1921
Ties: 1911, 1922
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 2019
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1979
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2018 1922
Ties: 1939, 1991, 2007
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1978, 1980
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1980
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/