Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
71.3°F
(21.8°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 1899
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1997
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 1896
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
65.3°F
(18.5°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1935, 1963, 1991
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1960
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2012
Ties: 1925, 1957
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940, 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1897, 2002
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
55.3°F
(12.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1978
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2012
Ties: 1990, 2008
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1940
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1913
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 1985
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
58.7°F
(14.8°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2017
Ties: 2005, 2008
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1909, 1949
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1903, 1946, 1987, 2011
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1995
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2017
Ties: 1903, 1914, 1936, 1942, 1990, 2005
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1942 1978
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2017
Ties: 1914, 1952, 1973, 1988, 2004, 2005
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1970
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018, 2019
Ties: 1907, 1917, 2016
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1971
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019, 2020
Ties: 1899, 1913, 1926, 1940, 1949, 1992, 2007, 2013, 2014
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1971
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2020
Ties: 1931, 1947, 1954, 1955

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/