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Alabama, Climate Division 1. Northern Valley

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.5°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1963
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2015
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
45.4°F
(7.4°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1904, 1916, 1959, 1979, 2005
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2015
Ties: 1920, 1988
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1914, 1983
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1903, 1952
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1931
Ties: 1910, 1958, 1983
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1895, 1920
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016
Ties: 1932, 1962, 2014
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1976
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1916, 1920
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1976
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1921
Ties: 1992
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1968
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Ties: 1912, 1959, 1962, 1988, 1992, 2010
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969, 1979
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1922
Ties: 1983, 1984, 1993
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1969
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017, 2018
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1979
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1962, 1982, 1983

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/