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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1930-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1954, 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1962
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1961
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012, 2017
Ties: 1930, 2016
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1935, 1946
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1947
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1986, 1995, 2004
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1972
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1982
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1954, 1956, 1983
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1945, 1952, 1955
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1946, 1965, 2013
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1935
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1968
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 2001
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1968, 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1942, 1965
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1941
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1943, 1951, 1966, 1984
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1969
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1951, 1966
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1970
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018, 2019
Ties: 1963
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1969, 1970, 1971
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1940, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1983, 1984
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1970, 1971
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1954, 1955, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/