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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1962
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1961
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1960
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1947, 1960
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
49.3°F
(9.6°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1968, 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1941, 1968, 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1960, 1971, 1978, 1980, 1984
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1969
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1965
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018, 2019
Ties: 1985
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1969, 1970, 1971
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1958
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1941, 1975, 1985

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/