Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1917
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1922, 1975
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1907
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 1896
Ties: 1916, 1925, 1936, 2013
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1960
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1914
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1960
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1905, 1936, 1975, 1981, 2008
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1956, 1964
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1962
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
45.6°F
(7.6°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012
Ties: 1929, 2010, 2013
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
47.1°F
(8.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1978
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2012, 2017
Ties: 1911, 1934
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1962, 2011
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1941, 2003, 2009
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1911, 1929
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1925, 1945, 1952
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1907
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1978
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1934, 1953, 1991, 2003
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1979
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1909, 1987, 1991, 1999, 2005
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1980
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1951, 1952, 1958, 1976, 1990, 1994, 1999
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1981
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2020
Ties: 1922, 1926, 1947, 1948, 1958, 1976, 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/