Climate at a Glance

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
78.4°F
(25.8°C)
79.3°F
(26.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2007
Ties: 1917, 1948, 1965, 1985, 1986, 2008
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
78.7°F
(25.9°C)
79.6°F
(26.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1954
Ties: 1963
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
77.5°F
(25.3°C)
78.9°F
(26.1°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1967
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1902, 2010
Ties: 1966, 1975, 1984, 1994
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
75.5°F
(24.2°C)
76.8°F
(24.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1902
Ties: 1917, 1940, 1966, 1973, 1974, 1989
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
73.1°F
(22.8°C)
74.0°F
(23.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1961
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1896, 1902
Ties: 1903, 1904, 1917, 1923, 1966, 1994
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
70.2°F
(21.2°C)
70.8°F
(21.6°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1902, 1908, 2012
Ties: 1924, 1994
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1901, 1920, 1931, 1966, 1984
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1960, 1983
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
60.9°F
(16.1°C)
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
104th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932
Ties: 1966
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 1932, 2017
Ties: 1926, 1963, 1966, 2001
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1975 1932
Ties: 1899, 1967, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1931, 1951, 1963, 1964, 1973, 1980, 1997
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1961, 1984
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
61.5°F
(16.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1970
121st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1971
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970, 1971
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 16, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/