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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
69.2°F
(20.7°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1976
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1962
Ties: 1946, 1993
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1961
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1978
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1947, 1960
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1985
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1940
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1940
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1945, 1965, 1985
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1940
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1933, 2011
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1940
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1937, 1997, 2009
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1935, 2009
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1968
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1972
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1968
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 2003, 2009
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1968
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1989, 1992, 2003
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1941, 1968, 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 2005
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1969
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1955, 1975
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1970
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1935, 2004, 2010
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1969, 1971
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019, 2020
Ties: 1936, 1955, 1990
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1970
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2020
Ties: 1937, 1989, 1993

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/