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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1962
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1961
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2012, 2017
Ties: 1977
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1931
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1938, 2015, 2019
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1947
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1987
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1954
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1938, 1945, 1997
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1985
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1952, 2005
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1968
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1935, 1946, 1992, 2003
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1945, 1953, 1962, 1985, 1989, 1992, 2003
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1943, 1994, 2015
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1969
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1958, 1962, 1985, 2015
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1970
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018, 2019
Ties: 1947, 1983, 1986
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1969, 1970, 1971
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1947, 1958, 1997, 1998
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1970, 1971
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2020
Ties: 1945, 1958, 1987, 1988, 1998

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/