Climate at a Glance

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
110th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1963
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Ties: 1926, 1967
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
53.0°F
(11.7°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
3.1°F
(1.8°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2015
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1975
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 2008
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1912, 1965, 2006, 2011, 2014
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931, 2016
Ties: 1913, 1928, 1959, 1994
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
68.0°F
(20.0°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1931
Ties: 1914, 1942, 1948, 1959, 2001
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1998
Ties: 1938, 1954, 1982, 2006
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2015
Ties: 1916, 1923, 1924, 1929, 1930, 1943, 1953, 1955, 1964, 1973
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
66.5°F
(19.2°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1976
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1913, 1949, 1984, 2003
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1899, 1930, 1962, 1973, 1984
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1976
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 1921
Ties: 1898, 1959, 1962, 1965, 1972, 1994, 1995, 2001
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1968
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2016
Ties: 1913, 1948, 1952, 1990, 2002
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 1922
Ties: 1898, 1925, 1937, 1952, 1953, 1990
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017, 2019
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1969
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1940, 1944, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2010
Jan 1983–Dec 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 1970
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2019, 2020
Ties: 1906, 1944, 1974, 1986, 1989

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/