Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
-7.3°F
(-4.1°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1950
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
42.2°F
(5.7°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1950
Ties: 1905, 1981
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
47.9°F
(8.8°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1932
Ties: 1900, 1971
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1932
Ties: 1945, 1966, 1998
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1900, 1946, 1948, 1954, 1997, 2009
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1946
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932, 2017
Ties: 1921, 1992
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 1932, 2017
Ties: 1941, 1986
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1915, 1988, 1995, 2009
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1960, 1971, 1986, 1989, 1995, 2003
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1908, 1929, 1953, 1978, 1988
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1977
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Ties: 1964
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1961, 1984
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1970
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1923
Ties: 1960, 1967
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1970
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1969, 1971, 1977, 1978
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1980
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1970
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1972

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/