Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1917
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1925, 1973
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
57.0°F
(13.9°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1961 1907
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1904, 1928
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1960
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1960 1978
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
43.4°F
(6.3°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 1926
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012
Ties: 2014
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2012, 2017
Ties: 1969, 2014
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1915
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1964
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1917, 1924, 1984, 1997
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1899, 1984, 1994
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1964
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1978
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017
Ties: 1964, 1977
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1979
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1906, 1960, 1977
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1981
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2020
Ties: 1970, 1982

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/