Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1921
1-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1917
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1918 2018
Ties: 1932, 1969
Apr–May 1921
2-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.7°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1907
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1915 1896
Ties: 1903, 2003
Mar–May 1921
3-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
127th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1960
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–May 1921
4-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1960
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–May 1921
5-Month
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1978
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Dec 1920–May 1921
6-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
125th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1978
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Nov 1920–May 1921
7-Month
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1978
7th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Ties: 2002
Oct 1920–May 1921
8-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1978
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012, 2017
Sep 1920–May 1921
9-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1978
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1974, 1999
Aug 1920–May 1921
10-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1922, 2000
Jul 1920–May 1921
11-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
14th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1937
Jun 1920–May 1921
12-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1977
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1942, 1953, 1955
Dec 1919–May 1921
18-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1979
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1920 2017
Ties: 1930, 1937, 1956, 1988, 2004, 2009
Jun 1919–May 1921
24-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1978
30th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Ties: 1942, 1949, 1987, 2001, 2009
Jun 1918–May 1921
36-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1979
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1924, 1937, 1956, 1957, 1974, 2004, 2009
Jun 1917–May 1921
48-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1980
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2019
Ties: 1908, 1912, 1929, 1931, 1986, 1995, 1998
Jun 1916–May 1921
60-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1981
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1917 2020
Ties: 1907

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/