Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
70.6°F
(21.4°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1976
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1899
Ties: 1985, 2001
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 1896
Ties: 1931
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1960
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1960
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1940, 1978
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
17th Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
109th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2012
Ties: 1915, 1971, 1981
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1940
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2017
Ties: 2001
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1899 1977
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2017
Ties: 1959
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1944, 1998
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1912, 2009
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1919, 1926, 1962, 1992, 2004, 2009
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2017
Ties: 1900, 1965
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2017
Ties: 1900, 1915, 1966
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1900 1978
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1899 2017
Ties: 1942, 1990, 2002
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest to Date 1970
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2018, 2019
Ties: 1905, 1973, 1986, 1995
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2019, 2020
Ties: 1919, 1920, 1990, 1993, 2010, 2016
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2020
Ties: 1914, 1920, 1940, 1941, 1958, 1999, 2004, 2010, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/