Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1899
Ties: 1961
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1997
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 1896
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1960
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1966, 1979
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940, 1978
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1915, 1941
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2012
Ties: 1920, 1951
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1906, 1942
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1906, 1966, 1979, 1983
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1900, 1941, 1959, 2013
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1936, 1975
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1905, 1963, 1981
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1961, 1975, 1988
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2017
Ties: 1929, 1943, 1958, 1972
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1978
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1914, 1948, 1952, 1988, 2004, 2005
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2018, 2019
Ties: 1901, 1905, 1986, 1995
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1971
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2019, 2020
Ties: 1962, 1965, 1967, 1977, 1982, 1985
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1971
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2020
Ties: 1964, 1978, 1982

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/