Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
66.0°F
(18.9°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2018
Ties: 1912
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1907
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1896
Ties: 1949, 1956, 1978, 2005
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1899, 1911
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1999
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1930
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1919, 1946, 1992, 2006
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
46.9°F
(8.3°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1946, 2005
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012, 2017
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1978
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1903, 1957
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1898
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1898, 1903, 1942, 2008
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1949, 1954
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1933, 1992
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1950, 2008
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1979
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2018
Ties: 1922, 1955
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1980
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1925, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1992
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1981
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2020
Ties: 1925, 1933, 1937, 1938, 2007, 2013, 2017

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/