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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
68.5°F
(20.3°C)
71.0°F
(21.7°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1962
Ties: 1994
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1961, 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1991
Ties: 1939, 2020
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1950, 1968, 1972, 1973
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1960
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1934
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1984
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
53.5°F
(11.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1941
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
58.0°F
(14.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1976, 1982
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1959, 1982
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1963
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1993
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969, 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018, 2019
Ties: 1951, 1952, 1997, 2004, 2005, 2016
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1971
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2020
Ties: 1948, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1989, 1995, 2005, 2015
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1970, 1971
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1940, 1941, 1959, 1987, 1997

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