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Coldest temperature:  36° May 1, 1903
Coldest high temperature:  47° May 3, 1940
Coldest average daily temperature: 42.5°  May 22, 1883

Warmest temperature:  94° May 6, 1949
Warmest low temperature:  72° May 21, 1877
Warmest average daily temperature:  80.5°  May 5, 1895

Wettest:  1.40" May 5, 1961
Out of the 140 Kentucky Oaks Days, 78 (56%) experienced rain at some point during the day.
Longest stretch of consecutive wet Oaks Days (24-hr): 9 (1940-48)
Longest stretch of consecutive wet Oaks Days (1pm-7pm):  3 (1945-47, 1989-91, 1996-98)
Longest stretch of consecutive dry Oaks Days (24-hr):  7 (1898-1904)
Longest stretch of consecutive dry Oaks Days (1pm-7pm):  11 (1875-1885, 1929-1939)

(The above records, unless otherwise noted, are for the entire calendar day -- not necessarily race time)

Date High Low 24-Hour Precipitation 1pm-7pm Precipitation Weather Winner
May 2, 2014 62 47 0 0 Mostly Cloudy Untapable
May 3, 2013 78 63 0.04" 0 Cloudy Princess of Sylmar
May 4, 2012 86 67 0.12" 0.01" Mostly Cloudy Believe You Can
May 6, 2011  71 50 0  0  Mostly Cloudy  Plum Pretty
April 30, 2010  83 60 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Blind Luck
May 1, 2009  76 53 0.46"  0  Cloudy  Rachel Alexandra
May 2, 2008  79 61 1.17"  1.04"  Rain -- "Kentucky Soaks"  Proud Spell
May 4, 2007  73 61 0.98"  0.77" Rain  Rags to Riches
May 5, 2006  74 58 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Lemons Forever
May 6, 2005  72 43 0  0  Mostly Clear  Summerly
April 30, 2004 73 58 0.88"  0  Cloudy  Ashado
May 2, 2003 73 56 0.01"  Trace  Mostly Cloudy  Bird Town
May 3, 2002 62 42 0  0 Partly Cloudy  Farda Amiga
May 4, 2001 86 58 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Flute
May 5, 2000 83 63 0  0 Mostly Cloudy  Secret Status
April 30, 1999 72 44 0  0  Mostly Clear  Silverbulletday
May 1, 1998 66 50 0.04"  0.01"  Mostly Cloudy  Keeper Hill
May 2, 1997 75 47 1.16"  0.27" Rain  Blushing K.D.
May 3, 1996 79 55 0.28"  0.01"  Partly Cloudy  Pike Place Dancer
May 5, 1995 69 52 Trace  0  Mostly Clear  Gal In A Ruckus
May 6, 1994 62 55 0.28"  0.15"  Rain  Sardula
April 30, 1993 78 58 Trace  0  Mostly Cloudy  Dispute
May 1, 1992 85 53 0  0  Clear  Luv Me Luv Me Not
May 3, 1991 77 50 0.12"  Trace  Partly Cloudy  Lite Light
May 4, 1990 79 60 0.31"  0.07"  Mostly Cloudy  Seaside Attraction
May 5, 1989 70 51 0.45"  0.45" Rain  Open Mind
May 6, 1988 78 50 0  0  Clear  Goodbye Halo
May 1, 1987 80 45 0  0  Clear  Buryyourbelief
May 2, 1986 67 48 0  0  Mostly Clear  Tiffany Lass
May 3, 1985 68 46 0  0  Mostly Clear  Fran's Valentine
May 4, 1984 59 48 0.35"  Trace  Cloudy  Lucky Lucky Lucky
May 6, 1983 81 48 0  0  Clear  Princess Rooney
April 30, 1982 72 53 Trace Trace  Partly Cloudy  Blush With Pride
May 1, 1981 70 52 0.03"  0.03"  Partly Cloudy  Heavenly Cause
May 2, 1980 71 45 0  0  Mostly Cloudy  Bold 'n Determined
May 4, 1979 58 45 0.76"  0.25" Rain Davona Dale
May 5, 1978 60 46 Trace  0  Mostly Cloudy  White Star Line
May 6, 1977 83 66 0.05"  0  Partly Cloudy  Sweet Alliance
April 30, 1976 71 39 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Optimistic Gal
May 2, 1975 72 45 0  0  Mostly Clear  Sun and Snow
May 3, 1974 73 49 0  0  Mostly Cloudy  Quaze Quilt
May 4, 1973 63 44 0  0  Clear  Bag of Tunes
May 5, 1972 74 45 0  0  Clear  Susan's Girl
April 30, 1971 63 41 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Silent Beauty
May 1, 1970 82 59 0.01"  0  Cloudy  Lady Vi-E
May 2, 1969 81 46 0  0  Clear  Hail to Patsy
May 3, 1968 83 62 0.05"  0.02"  Partly Cloudy  Dark Mirage
May 5, 1967 72 50 Trace  0  Partly Cloudy  Nancy Jr.
May 6, 1966 82 58 0  0  Clear  Native Street
April 30, 1965 81 42 0  0  Clear  Amerivan
May 1, 1964 74 42 0  0  Clear  Blue Norther
May 3, 1963 76 41 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Sally Ship
May 4, 1962  79 50 0.20"  0.20"  Partly Cloudy  Cicada
May 5, 1961 55 47 1.40"  0.40" Rain  My Portrait
May 6, 1960 77 60 0.11"  0  Mostly Cloudy  Make Sail
May 1, 1959 80 56 0.02"  0  Mostly Clear  Wedlock
May 1, 1959 80 56 0.02"  0  Mostly Clear Hidden Talent
May 2, 1958 71 60 0.39"  0.04"  Cloudy  Bug Brush
May 3, 1957 61 42 0  0  Clear  Lori-El
May 4, 1956 68 49 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Princess Turia
May 6, 1955 81 52 0  0  Clear  Lalun
April 30, 1954 84 64 0.05"  Trace  Mostly Cloudy  Fascinator
May 1, 1953 84 57 0.02"  0 Mostly Clear  Bubbley
May 2, 1952 90 53 0.05"  Trace  Mostly Clear  Real Delight
May 4, 1951 73 49 0.19"  0.12"  Partly Cloudy  How
May 5, 1950 87 68 0.15"  0  Partly Cloudy  Ari's Mona
May 6, 1949 94 58 0 0  Clear  Wistful
April 30, 1948 71 40 Trace  0  Partly Cloudy  Challe Anne
May 2, 1947 61 47 0.29"  0.10"  Partly Cloudy  Blue Grass
May 3, 1946 64 57 0.37"  0.16"  Cloudy  First Page
June 8, 1945 74 57 1.00" 0.37"   Rain  Come and Go
May 5, 1944 58 43 0.40" 0  Partly Cloudy  Canina
April 30, 1943 72 48 Trace  0  Partly Cloudy  Nellie L.
May 1, 1942 88 68 Trace  0  Partly Cloudy Miss Dogwood
May 2, 1941 80 61 Trace  0  Partly Cloudy  Valdina Myth
May 3, 1940 47 39 Trace  Trace  Cloudy  Inscolassie
May 5, 1939 80 51 0  0  Clear  Flying Lill
May 6, 1938 76 54 0  0  Mostly Clear  Flying Lee
May 7, 1937 64 52 0.01"  0  Partly Cloudy  Mars Shield
May 1, 1936 85 64 Trace  0  Partly Cloudy  Two Bob
May 3, 1935 75 44 0.13"  0  Partly Cloudy  Paradisical
May 4, 1934 84 64 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Fiji
May 5, 1933 78 51 0.40"  0  Partly Cloudy  Barn Swallow
May 6, 1932 82 65 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Suntica
May 15, 1931 79 56 0  0  Clear  Cousin Jo
May 16, 1930 72 52 0  0  Mostly Clear  Alcibiades
May 17, 1929 71 45 0  0  Clear  Rose of Sharon
May 18, 1928 70 63 0.57"   Partly Cloudy  Easter Stockings
May 13, 1927 67 50 0.49" 0.49"   Rain  Mary Jane
May 14, 1926 71 52 0 0  Partly Cloudy  Black Maria
May 15, 1925 77 53 0  0  Clear Deeming
May 16, 1924 69 50 Trace Trace   Partly Cloudy  Princess Doreen
May 18, 1923 70 55 Trace  0  Cloudy  Untidy
May 12, 1922 82 68 0.14"    Partly Cloudy  Startle
May 6, 1921 71 54 0.01"  0.01"  Partly Cloudy  Nancy Lee
May 7, 1920 62 52 0.19"    Mostly Cloudy  Lorraine
May 9, 1919 55 48 0.57"    Cloudy  Lillian Shaw
May 10, 1918 77 56 0  0  Cloudy  Viva America
May 11, 1917 63 46 0.09"  0  Cloudy  Sunbonnet
May 12, 1916 70 55  Trace  0  Cloudy  Kathleen
May 7, 1915 73 57 0.32"  0 Cloudy  Waterblossom
May 8, 1914 53 46 0.09"  0.09"  Cloudy  Bronzewing
May 9, 1913 78 55 0 0  Clear  Cream
May 10, 1912 82 54 Trace  0  Partly Cloudy  Flamma
May 12, 1911 82 65 Trace 0  Partly Cloudy  Bettie Sue
May 9, 1910 76 50 0 0  Partly Cloudy  Samaria
May 2, 1909 59 37 0 0  Partly Cloudy  Floreal
May 4, 1908 73 47 0.18"    Cloudy  Ellen-a-Dale
May 5, 1907 71 40 0.26"    Partly Cloudy  Wing Ting
May 1, 1906 79 58 Trace 0    King's Daughter
May 9, 1905 83 54 0.03" 0  Partly Cloudy  Janeta
May 1, 1904 68 47 0 0  Partly Cloudy  Audience
May 1, 1903 53 36 0  0  Clear  Lemco
May 2, 1902 86 65 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Wainamoinen
April 28, 1901 81 53 0  0 Clear  Lady Schorr
May 2, 1900 82 51 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Etta
May 3, 1899 88 68 0  0  Partly Cloudy  Rush
May 3, 1898 81 60 0  0  Clear  Crocket
May 11, 1897 76 58 0.10"    Cloudy  White Frost
May 5, 1896 85 60  0  0 Clear   Soufflé
May 5, 1895 92 69 0  0 Partly Cloudy   Voladora
May 14, 1894 88 62 0  0  Clear  Selika
May 9, 1893 72 57 0.24"    Partly Cloudy  Monrovia
May 10, 1892 74 58 0.60"   Cloudy   Miss Dixie
May 12, 1891 70 46 0  0 Clear   Miss Hawkins
May 13, 1890 73 61 0.32"    Cloudy  English Lady
May 8, 1889 89 63 0 0  Clear  Jewel Ban
May 13, 1888 70 46 Trace  Partly Cloudy  Ten Penny
May 10, 1887 80 61 0.03" 0.03"   Partly Cloudy  Florimore
May 13, 1886 87 65 0.02"    Partly Cloudy  Pure Rye
May 13, 1885 67 51 Trace  0 Partly Cloudy   Lizzie Dwyer
May 15, 1884 74 52 0 0 Clear   Modesty
May 22, 1883 48 37 0.05"  0 Cloudy   Vera
May 15, 1882 61 47 0.12"  0  Partly Cloudy  Katie Creel
May 16, 1881 71 53 0 0  Clear  Lucy May
May 17, 1880 86 56 0  0  Clear  Longitude
May 19, 1879 86 59 0  0    Liahtunah
May 20, 1878 85 66 0.01 0    Belle of Nelson
 May 21, 1877 86 72 0 0    Felicia
May 14, 1876 81 52 0  0    Necy Hale
May 16, 1875 62 47 0  0    Vinaigrette


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