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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1930-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1962
Ties: 1960, 1973
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1961, 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1962, 2012, 2017
Ties: 1963, 1987, 2016
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1931, 1960
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1934
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1947
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1943, 1961
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1964
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
53.1°F
(11.7°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1970, 1983
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1996
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 2001
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1936, 1959
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 2015
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1979, 1982
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1965, 2014
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969, 1978
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1979, 1980
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1941, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1982
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969, 1970, 1971
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1966, 1973
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970, 1971
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1968, 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/