Climate at a Glance

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Shelby County, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
69.6°F
(20.9°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1899
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1997
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1896
Ties: 1984, 2005
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1971
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1901, 1984
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1960
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1969, 1980
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
-4.7°F
(-2.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940, 1978
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1978
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
49.7°F
(9.8°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1969
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1968, 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1969
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1969
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1962, 1965, 1985
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1969
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1906, 1931
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1970
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018, 2019
Ties: 1919, 1943, 1953, 1975, 1976, 1996, 1997, 2003
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1971
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019, 2020
Ties: 1950, 1952, 1953, 1956, 2003, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2015
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1919 1970, 1971
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1915, 1919, 1941, 1945, 1947, 1989, 1990, 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: County Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/