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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1930-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1962
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012, 2017
Ties: 1939, 1966
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1950
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1960
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1940
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1931
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1993, 1996
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1942, 2015
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1961, 1996
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1951, 1963, 1973
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 2001
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1947, 1961, 1963
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1963, 1983
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1981, 1982, 2002, 2010, 2014
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969, 1978
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1998
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018, 2019
Ties: 1947, 1948, 1949
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1969, 1970, 1971
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1940, 1947, 1958, 1987, 1989, 1995, 1998, 2004
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1970, 1971
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1940, 1941, 1987, 1997

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