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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1962
Ties: 1983
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1983
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1962
Ties: 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1963, 2018
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1943, 1997, 2014
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012, 2017
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1964, 1970, 1988, 1993
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1954
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1965, 1994, 1997
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1988
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1965, 1966, 1979, 1980, 2014, 2015
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018, 2019
Ties: 1941, 1964, 1982
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969, 1970, 1971
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1984
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/