Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1917
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2018
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1907
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1896
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1960
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1934, 1941
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1960
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1903, 1957, 2011
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
47.0°F
(8.3°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.3°F
(7.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1934
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
46.0°F
(7.8°C)
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1944, 1965
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
47.4°F
(8.6°C)
46.8°F
(8.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2017
Ties: 1923, 1929
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1896, 1901, 2009
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1911, 1914, 1929, 1944
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1896, 1908
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2017
Ties: 1911, 1965, 1989
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1979
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1897, 1908, 1910, 1928, 1947
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1978
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1897, 1924, 1940, 1995
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1979
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2018
Ties: 1901, 1902, 1914, 1931, 1953, 1986
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1980
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2019
Ties: 1943, 1951, 1952, 1958, 1976, 1994, 1999
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1981
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1989 2020
Ties: 1940, 1944, 1952, 1993, 1995, 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/