Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1917
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1980
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1907
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1937, 1975
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1981, 1992
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1942, 1951
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1896, 1903, 1908, 1937, 1987
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
46.3°F
(7.9°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1987, 2018
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
46.7°F
(8.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012, 2017
Ties: 1898, 1919, 1950, 1986, 1995, 1998
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1898, 2002
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1935, 1946, 1955, 2004
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1933, 1938, 1950, 1953, 1954, 1987, 1998, 2007
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1927, 1933, 1938, 1987, 2011
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1901, 1926, 1927
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1903, 1916, 1930, 1931, 1947
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1979
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1980
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1907, 1919, 1920, 1965
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1981
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1962, 1963, 1968, 1969

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/