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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1930-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
73.5°F
(23.1°C)
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 1962
Ties: 2004
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012, 2017
Ties: 1934, 1935, 1937, 1958, 1985, 1987
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1960
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1930, 1957
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1960
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1999, 2003
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1940
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1997, 2004, 2009
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1940
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2012
Ties: 1948
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
54.0°F
(12.2°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1940
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1948, 2013
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1947, 1967, 2015
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1989, 2015
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1977
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1933, 1997, 1998, 2009
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1943, 1953, 1965
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1959, 1996
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Ties: 1937, 1942, 2001
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1969, 1978
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2017
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1953 1970
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018, 2019
Ties: 1936, 1937, 1987, 2005
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1954 1969, 1970, 1971
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1938, 1939, 1946, 1950, 1991, 1993, 1994, 2003, 2010
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1970, 1971
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1937, 1938, 1939, 1950, 1991, 1995, 2010, 2014

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