Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1976
112th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1899
Ties: 1907, 2005
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
65.6°F
(18.7°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1997
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1896
Ties: 1919, 1951, 2007
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1960
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1914
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1960
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1906, 1914, 1920, 1928
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
54.3°F
(12.4°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1940, 1978
111th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1912, 1970
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1978
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1910, 1942, 1959
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1940
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
54.4°F
(12.4°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1918, 1924, 1961
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
56.6°F
(13.7°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
103rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1993
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1924, 1981, 1983
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1976
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1961, 1973, 1975
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1906, 1918, 1931, 1994, 1997, 2010
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1914, 1948, 1952, 1973, 2004, 2005
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018, 2019
Ties: 1900, 1916, 1926, 1943, 1953, 2004, 2005
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1971
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019, 2020
Ties: 1917, 1921, 1944, 1974, 1989, 1999, 2005
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1971
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2020
Ties: 1902, 1944, 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/