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Mother's Day Climate History for Paducah, KY
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Barkley Regional Airport in West Paducah since 1949 and prior to that was observed in downtown Paducah back to December of 1937.

Mother's Day is observed on the 2nd Sunday of May in the United States. It became an official holiday in 1914. For climate purposes, the 2nd Sunday in May for the entire period of record will be used. The date can vary from May 8th to May 14th for any given year.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Mother's Day in Paducah.

High temperatures typically fall in the 70s or 80s on Mother's Day, accounting for 77% of all years on record.

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
91 in 2018 59 in 1952
91 in 1995 61 in 2006
88 in 2015 62 in 1954
88 in 2014 63 in 2010
87 in 1993* 63 in 1983
Normal High: 77

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Paducah has gone above 90 degrees twice on Mother's Day, in 2018 and 1995. There has only been 1 year where highs failed to reach 60 degrees, which was back in 1952 with a high of 59 degrees.

Low temperatures typically fall in the 40s, 50s, or 60s on Mother's Day with a nearly equal frequency of each. There was 1 year with lows falling into the 30s, back in 1976. On the warm end of the spectrum are the years 1995 and 1956 where lows remained in the 70s.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
72 in 1995 37 in 1976
71 in 1956 40 in 2013
69 in 2014 40 in 1969
69 in 1980 40 in 1960
66 in 2015* 42 in 2010*
Normal Low: 55

*Denotes a tie in previous year(s)

Measurable precipitation has fallen 28% of the time, with over an inch of precipitation falling on 5 different occasions, with 2002 being the most recent.

Wettest
3.76 in 1967
2.09 in 1981
1.56 in 1991
1.43 in 2002
1.17 in 1988

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Mother's Day
Year High Low Precip
2004 86 61 0
2005 82 54 0
2006 61 50 0
2007 80 58 0
2008 65 46 T
2009 74 52 0.17
2010 63 42 0
2011 86 57 0
2012 81 56 0
2013 64 40 0
2014 88 69 0
2015 88 66 0.1
2016 84 56 0
2017 81 52 0
2018 91 64 0

 

Mother's Day Climate History for Evansville, IN
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Evansville Regional Airport since January of 1897.

Mother's Day is observed on the 2nd Sunday of May in the United States. It became an official holiday in 1914. For climate purposes, the 2nd Sunday in May for the entire period of record will be used. The date can vary from May 8th to May 14th for any given year.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Mother's Day in Evansville.

As seen by this graphic high temperatures are predominately in the 70s or 80s on Mother's Day, encompassing 72% of all years on record.

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
92 in 1962 48 in 1960
90 in 2018 54 in 1978
89 in 1995 55 in 1910
89 in 1956 57 in 1952
89 in 1916 58 in 2006
Normal High: 75

 

Evansville has cracked 90 degrees twice on Mother's Day, in 2018 and 1962. There have also been 5 years where the high temperature failed to reach 60 degrees. This last occurred in 2006 with a high of 58.

Low temperatures typically range in the 40s, 50s, or 60s with a relatively high frequency for each. Temperatures have fallen into the 30s on 5 occasions, most recently in 2013 when the low bottomed out at 39 degrees. On the warm end of the spectrum, lows have remained in the 70s twice, back in 1980 and 1916.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
71 in 1916 35 in 1976
70 in 1980 37 in 1947
69 in 1956 38 in 2010
68 in 1930 39 in 2013
67 in 1936 39 in 1954
Normal Low: 53

 

Measurable precipitation has fallen 36% of the time, with over an inch of precipitation falling on 8 different occasions, most recently in 1995.

Wettest
1.96 in 1970
1.70 in 1918
1.60 in 1961
1.36 in 1995
1.34 in 1981

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Mother's Day
Year High Low Precip
2004 85 63 0
2005 82 50 0
2006 58 46 0.03
2007 77 56 0
2008 64 50 0.5
2009 70 50 0.11
2010 62 38 0
2011 85 55 0
2012 76 59 0.01
2013 61 39 0
2014 85 65 0.01
2015 86 66 0.26
2016 75 53 0.04
2017 85 54 0
2018 90 65 0

 

Mother's Day Climate History for Cape Girardeau, MO
 

*Climate Data has been recorded at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport, located 5 miles southwest of Cape Girardeau, since June of 1960.

Mother's Day is observed on the 2nd Sunday of May in the United States. It became an official holiday in 1914. For climate purposes, the 2nd Sunday in May for the entire period of record will be used. The date can vary from May 8th to May 14th for any given year.

Here is a look at high and low temperature frequencies and extremes as well as precipitation statistics for Mother's Day in Cape Girardeau.

As seen by this graphic high temperatures typically are in the 70s or 80s, accounting for 80% of all years on record.

Warmest Highs Coldest Highs
91 in 1997 61 in 2006
89 in 1995 61 in 1990
89 in 1987 63 in 2010
88 in 2018 63 in 1996
88 in 1980 65 in 1983
Normal High: 76

 

Cape Girardeau has hit 90 degrees once on Mother's Day, back in 1997. The coldest high on record was set in 2006 and 1990 with a reading of 61 degrees.

Low temperatures fall in the 50s most often, happening 48% of the time. There have been 2 years where the low dipped into the 30s, in 1976 and 1969. On the warm side of the spectrum, there has been only 1 year with a low in the 70s, back in 1980.

Warmest Lows Coldest Lows
70 in 1980 36 in 1976
69 in 1995 38 in 1969
67 in 1961 40 in 2000
66 in 1985 41 in 2013
65 in 2015 42 in 2008
65 in 2014 43 in 2010
65 in 1993 43 in 1994
65 in 1986 44 in 1979
Normal Low: 54

 

Measurable precipitation has fallen 41% of the time, with an inch or more of precipitation occurring 4 times, most recently in 2015.

Wettest
2.95 in 2002
2.31 in 1967
1.92 in 2015
1.11 in 1985
0.97 in 1965

 

Here is a look at the observed weather for the past 15 years:

Recent Weather for Mother's Day
Year High Low Precip
2004 85 57 0
2005 83 54 0
2006 61 48 0.02
2007 82 58 0
2008 66 42 T
2009 72 53 0.12
2010 63 43 0
2011 83 54 0
2012 82 53 0
2013 66 41 0
2014 84 65 0.06
2015 83 65 1.92
2016 86 54 0
2017 81 53 0
2018 88 61 0