Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1899
Ties: 1992
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1997
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 1896
Ties: 2005
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1960
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1947, 1980
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1960
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940, 1978
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Ties: 1978
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1958, 1970
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1958, 1969
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1970, 1978
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1905 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 2015
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1978
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1900, 1906, 1918, 1919, 1963, 1966, 1982
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1970
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018, 2019
Ties: 1914, 1918, 1920, 1975, 1976, 1989, 1993, 2003
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1931 1971
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2019, 2020
Ties: 1899, 1913, 1926, 1948, 1949, 1992, 2007, 2013, 2014
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1921 1971
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1901, 1914, 1920, 1941, 1958, 1999, 2004, 2010, 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/