Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
73.4°F
(23.0°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 1899
Ties: 2012
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1997
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1896
Ties: 1918, 1944, 1949, 1954
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1960
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1939, 1970, 1986, 1999, 2018
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1963, 2002, 2008
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
56.1°F
(13.4°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1940, 1978
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 2001, 2003, 2008, 2015
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2012
Ties: 2004
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1940
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1903, 1908, 1917, 1944, 1967, 2004, 2007
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
56.2°F
(13.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1913, 1919
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1903, 1908, 1942, 1943, 2011
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1903, 1946, 1948, 2011
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1977
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1911, 1917, 1956, 1975, 2001, 2009
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1978
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1897, 1910, 1912, 1920, 1957, 1974, 1975
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2018, 2019
Ties: 1899, 1912, 1913, 1944, 1951, 1992, 2006
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019, 2020
Ties: 1903, 1915, 1918, 1931, 1994, 2004
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1903, 1998

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/