Climate at a Glance

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
76.1°F
(24.5°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
126th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1976
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 1899
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1997
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 1896
Ties: 1902, 1922, 2006, 2015
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1898 1960
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1896 2012
Ties: 1995, 2011, 2016
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1960
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1902, 1970, 1981
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1940, 1978
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1902, 1906
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
53.4°F
(11.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
31st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1928
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
19th Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1915, 1961, 1981
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1964, 1971, 1984
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
16th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1996
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
13th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1960, 1980, 1993
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1960, 1984
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1983
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1963, 1976, 2002, 2004
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1951, 1986, 2003
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2018, 2019
Ties: 1912, 1913, 1944, 1951, 1987, 1992, 2006
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
40th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019, 2020
Ties: 1913, 1926, 1940, 1948, 1949, 1992, 2007, 2013, 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/