Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1932 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1899
Ties: 1926, 1978
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1997
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 1896
Ties: 1897
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1970, 1986, 1987, 1999, 2018
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1960
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1932, 1933, 1986
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1940, 1978
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1929, 1952
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
55.9°F
(13.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1978
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2012
Ties: 1929
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1940
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1911, 1972, 2006
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1909, 1929
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
58.9°F
(14.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1955
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1920
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1897, 1934
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1933, 1938, 1972, 2011
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Ties: 1991
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1978
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1921, 1926, 1932, 1946, 1992, 2008
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1970
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2018, 2019
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1971
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019, 2020
Ties: 1910, 1927, 1936, 1957, 2000, 2008
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1971
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2020
Ties: 1911, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1938, 2017

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/