Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
67.3°F
(19.6°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 1899
Ties: 1924
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1997
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1896
Ties: 1942, 1958, 2000
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2012
Ties: 1962, 1976
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1960
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1899, 1902, 1970
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1940, 1978
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1977, 1980
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1979 1978
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2012
Ties: 1901, 1915, 1971
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
52.9°F
(11.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1899, 1915, 1961
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1902, 1960, 2010
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
56.5°F
(13.6°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1971, 2014
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1924, 1983, 1988
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1905, 1963, 1973
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1905, 1941, 1998
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1977
108th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1904, 1905
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2017
Ties: 1959, 1964
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1970
110th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2018
Ties: 1906, 1962, 1966, 1982, 1985
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1971
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1961
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1971
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1979

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/