Climate at a Glance

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
70.0°F
(21.1°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1899
Ties: 1926, 1939
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1997
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1936, 1945, 1969, 1974, 1986, 2004, 2016
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1915, 1950, 1958
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
51.9°F
(11.1°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1940, 1978
125th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1940
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
50.7°F
(10.4°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
124th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
51.5°F
(10.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1940
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1977
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
52.6°F
(11.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
57.6°F
(14.2°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1940, 1970
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1970
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1978
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2017
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1970 1970
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018, 2019
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1970
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1971
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1964, 1973, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/