Climate at a Glance

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Birmingham, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
46.1°F
(7.8°C)
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1963
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2021
Ties: 1939, 1988, 1992
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
52.1°F
(11.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1950
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 1971, 1987
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Ties: 2004
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 2018
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 2011
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
69.7°F
(20.9°C)
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 1990
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 2002
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 2011
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1950, 1976
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 2011
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1940
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1968
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016, 2017
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1967, 1969
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1968
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1969
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1970
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/