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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1962
Ties: 2005
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1961
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1962, 1991
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1960
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest to Date 1947, 1960
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1969
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
50.9°F
(10.5°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
50.6°F
(10.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
55.2°F
(12.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1968
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1968, 1977
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1960
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
21st Coolest Coolest to Date 1969
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1973, 1976, 1994
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Ties: 1975, 1982, 1994, 2003
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest to Date 1969, 1970, 1971
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1944, 1995, 2005, 2016
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1941, 1959, 1996, 2005

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on June 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/