Average Temperatures for Kentucky in May





Average temperatures for May at cities, towns, parks and lakes throughout Kentucky are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, North - Central, South - Central and Western Kentucky.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 by the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

Eastern Kentucky

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
75 51 Ashland 24 11
76 52 Baxter 24 11
76 56 Jackson 24 13
77 54 London 25 12
76 51 Mount Sterling 24 10

North - Central Kentucky

Average daily temperatures in May
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
76 54 Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Park 25 12
78 55 Bernheim Forest 25 13
75 54 Elizabethtown 24 12
77 54 Frankfort 25 12
77 55 Harrington Lake, Dix Dam 25 13
76 55 Lexington 24 13
78 59 Louisville 25 15
79 53 Rough River Lake 26 12
76 53 Warsaw, Markland Dam 24 12

South - Central Kentucky

May temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
77 55 Barren River Lake 25 13
78 57 Berea 25 14
79 57 Bowling Green 26 14
75 52 Cave Run Lake 24 11
75 54 Danville 24 12
81 56 Glasgow 27 13
75 51 Leitchfield 24 11
81 57 Mammoth Cave 27 14
76 53 Monticello 25 12
79 52 Nolin River Lake 26 11
77 54 Scottsville 25 12
77 57 Somerset 25 14
77 51 Stearns 25 10

Western Kentucky

Average May temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
77 57 Henderson 25 14
77 58 Hopkinsville 25 14
79 57 Kenlake State Resort Park 26 14
79 57 Murray 26 14
79 58 Paducah 26 14
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Kentucky Temperatures
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