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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
72.0°F
(22.2°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1962
Ties: 1934, 1935
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
67.4°F
(19.7°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1997
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1962
Ties: 1934, 1936, 1937, 1956, 1958
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1931
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1946
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1947
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1940
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1950
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1940
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1991, 2019
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1940
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 2019
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1957
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2017
Ties: 1937, 1954, 1963, 2001
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018, 2019
Ties: 1946
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1980
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2020
Ties: 1947, 1958, 1997, 2003, 2010
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970, 1971, 1980
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020
Ties: 1940, 1941, 1986, 1996, 2005

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