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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
69.9°F
(21.1°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1962
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1961
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2012
Ties: 1956, 1958
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1964
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1947, 1960
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1943, 1961
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1941, 1942, 1980, 1988, 2014
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1983
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1948, 1954, 1956, 2015
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1947, 1956, 2001
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1954
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1968
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1956, 2013
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1968
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1981, 2001
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1968
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1944, 1981, 2001
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1941, 1968, 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1969
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1948, 1958, 1962
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1970
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1960, 1977
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1969, 1971
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019, 2020
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1962, 1964, 1967, 1981

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/