Climate at a Glance

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Shelby County, Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
45.0°F
(7.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1963
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 1911
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1950, 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 1897, 1942
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1976
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1931
Ties: 1896, 1947, 1949, 2017
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1976
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 1931
Ties: 1991, 2014
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1931
Ties: 1938, 2006, 2011, 2014
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1976
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1904, 1916, 1977, 2003, 2008
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1937, 1952, 1958, 1965
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1976
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015, 2016
Ties: 1920, 1993, 2013
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1921
Ties: 1937, 1962
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1976
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1921, 1927
Ties: 1920, 1974, 1993, 2013
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1921, 1927
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1968
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1922, 2016
Ties: 1958, 1966, 1967
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1969
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1922
Ties: 1902, 1941, 1962, 1993, 1997
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1917 1968, 1969
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1923
Ties: 1900, 1907, 1948, 1949, 1986, 2003, 2010, 2015
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1969
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1918, 1941, 1948, 1987, 1990, 2003, 2004
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1920 1970
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019, 2020
Ties: 1899, 1908, 1914, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1952, 1992, 1993, 1998, 2004

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: County Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/