Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1903
1-Month
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1897 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1899
Ties: 1946
Apr–May 1903
2-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1997
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 1896
Ties: 1910, 1980, 1990, 2020
Mar–May 1903
3-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1901 1960
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2012
Ties: 1982
Feb–May 1903
4-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1960
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1898, 1909, 1943, 1950, 2004
Jan–May 1903
5-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1940, 1978
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Ties: 1982
Dec 1902–May 1903
6-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1978
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2012
Nov 1902–May 1903
7-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1940
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1908, 1917, 1944, 1967, 1987, 2004, 2007
Oct 1902–May 1903
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1908, 1954, 1989, 1990, 1997, 2004
Sep 1902–May 1903
9-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1977
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1930, 1956, 1990, 2004, 2009, 2011
Aug 1902–May 1903
10-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1908, 1942, 1943, 1987, 2011
Jul 1902–May 1903
11-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1946, 1948, 1987, 2011
Jun 1902–May 1903
12-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1897, 1909, 1911, 1920, 1945
Dec 1901–May 1903
18-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1898 2017
Ties: 1914, 1936, 1942, 1948, 1990, 2005
Jun 1901–May 1903
24-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1978
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2017
Ties: 1958, 1972
Jun 1900–May 1903
36-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1970
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1900 2018, 2019
Ties: 1931, 1958, 2011
Jun 1899–May 1903
48-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1902 1971
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1901 2019, 2020
Ties: 1915, 1918, 1931, 1987, 1994, 2004
Jun 1898–May 1903
60-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1902 2020
Ties: 1987, 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/