Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
72.1°F
(22.3°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1976
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1899
Ties: 1944, 1949, 1995
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1997
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 1896
Ties: 1959, 1962, 1995, 1998, 2001
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1908 2012
Ties: 1945
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Ties: 2017
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940, 1978
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2012
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2012
Ties: 1974
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1940
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1943, 1945, 1986, 2002, 2005, 2006
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1897, 1929, 1946, 1986
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
60.8°F
(16.0°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1921, 1929, 1945, 1995, 2018
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1921, 1945
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1933, 1939, 1972, 2011
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2017
Ties: 1935, 2013
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
116th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2017
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1950, 2019
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1970
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1911, 1955, 2012
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1971
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1924, 1929, 1930, 1955, 2002
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1971
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1911, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1939, 2017

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/