Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
68.6°F
(20.3°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1976
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1899
Ties: 1983
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1983 1997
113th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 1896
Ties: 1917, 1992
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1960
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1937, 1975
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1960
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1913, 1916
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1940, 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1998
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1978
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2012
Ties: 1896, 1946, 2007
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1940
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1943
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1903, 1908, 1954, 1990, 1997, 2004
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1896, 1917, 1962
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1896
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1896, 1910, 1928, 1956, 2003
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1896, 1910, 1926, 1928
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
60.1°F
(15.6°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1977
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1913, 1924, 1996, 2011
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1978
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2017
Ties: 1904, 1915, 1996, 2011
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2018, 2019
Ties: 1914, 1918, 1920, 1940, 1975, 1976, 1993, 2003
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1971
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1988 2019, 2020
Ties: 1917, 1921, 1944, 1974, 1988, 1999, 2005
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1988 1971
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020
Ties: 1915, 1916, 1917, 1921, 1959, 1992, 1995, 2014

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/