Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1917
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1895, 1901, 1909, 1920, 1929
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1907
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1896
Ties: 1905, 1908, 1933, 1962, 1987, 2006
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
52.4°F
(11.3°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1987, 2022
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1973
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
47.2°F
(8.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012, 2017
Ties: 1907, 1913, 1937, 1941, 1944, 1983
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1911
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1954, 1992, 1998
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1913, 1930, 1944
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1896, 2013
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1979
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1912, 1940, 1952, 1989
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1978
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1902, 1925, 1926, 1989, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2010
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1979
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1900, 1908, 1911, 1925, 1947, 1951
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1980
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1916, 1941, 1953, 1954, 1975, 1987
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1981
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1922, 1926, 1943, 1947, 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 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/