Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1950
Ties: 1935
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1918
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1953, 2013
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
45.2°F
(7.3°C)
43.1°F
(6.2°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1907, 1937, 2000
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1928, 1995
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
52.7°F
(11.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
97th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
31st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 2000
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1947, 1949
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
26th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1947, 1949
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1960
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1965, 1971, 1995
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1918
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1898
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1918
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1909, 1974
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1918
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1923
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1979
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 2018, 2020
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1980
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Ties: 1934, 2022
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1981
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020, 2021
Ties: 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/