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Lexington, Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1979
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1951, 1969
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
50.1°F
(10.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1947
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
44.9°F
(7.2°C)
44.8°F
(7.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1976
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940, 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1916, 1975, 2021
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1954, 2004, 2005
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2017
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1903, 1909, 1939, 1954
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1946, 1998
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1968, 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1896, 1944
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1900, 1907, 1930, 1937, 1973, 1989
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1907, 1913, 1925, 1996
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2018
Ties: 1905, 1962
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019, 2020
Ties: 1963, 1964, 1967, 1983
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2020
Ties: 1968

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/