Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1917
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2018
Ties: 1936
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1907
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1896
Ties: 2009
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1944
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1974, 2001
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 2006
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 1949, 2000
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2012
Ties: 2022
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
47.8°F
(8.8°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012, 2017
Ties: 1942, 1954, 1987, 2008
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1907, 1933, 1934, 2007
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1901, 1923, 1925, 1950, 1976, 1987, 1995, 2018
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1933, 1938, 1950, 1954, 1972, 1987, 1998, 2007
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2017
Ties: 1921, 1942, 1955
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1935, 1950
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1934, 1943, 1991, 2003
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1951 2018
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1914, 1931, 1986, 1990
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1980
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1916, 1941, 1948, 1954, 1975, 1987
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1981
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2020
Ties: 1942, 1949, 1954, 1955, 1991, 1992, 2005, 2015

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/