Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
8.5°F
(4.7°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1963
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 1933 2015
Ties: 1933
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2015
Ties: 1990
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 1931
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1931
Ties: 2019
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 1931, 2016
Ties: 1925, 1936
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 1931
Ties: 1896, 1954
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1956 1998
Ties: 1949, 1984, 2004
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2015
Ties: 1959, 1984, 2001, 2004
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1976
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1898, 1926, 1930, 1947, 2009
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1898, 1914, 1942, 1952, 1970, 1978, 2014
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1976
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1921
Ties: 1910, 2003, 2010
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
64.1°F
(17.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1968
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2016
Ties: 1902, 1912, 1962, 1982, 2001, 2009
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1922
Ties: 1901, 1904, 1941, 1963
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2017, 2019
Ties: 1961
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1969
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019, 2020
Ties: 1969, 1979, 1980

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/