Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
79.1°F
(26.2°C)
79.3°F
(26.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2007
Ties: 1912, 1915, 1930, 1960, 1970
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
78.4°F
(25.8°C)
79.7°F
(26.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1967
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1954
Ties: 1974, 1985
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
77.2°F
(25.1°C)
78.9°F
(26.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1967
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1902, 2010
Ties: 1946
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
75.1°F
(23.9°C)
76.9°F
(24.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1902
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
72.8°F
(22.7°C)
74.1°F
(23.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1961
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896, 1902
Ties: 1974, 2013
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
69.8°F
(21.0°C)
70.9°F
(21.6°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1902, 1908, 2012
Ties: 1920, 1966, 1993, 1997
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1926, 1992
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2012
Ties: 1910, 2004
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1914, 1930, 1948, 1962, 1990, 2015
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 1932
Ties: 1989
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1932, 2017
Ties: 1920, 1948, 2007, 2008
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1932
Ties: 1913, 1939, 2005, 2008, 2011
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1965 2017
Ties: 1905, 1989, 2010
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2017
Ties: 1902, 1906, 1963, 2010
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1962, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1981, 1984
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970, 1971
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 1969

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/