Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
122nd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1899
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1997
126th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 1896
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1960
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1949, 1959, 1972
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1960
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1975, 1998, 2009
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1940, 1978
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 1917, 1923, 1962, 1986, 2011
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2012
Ties: 2009
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
55.1°F
(12.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1940
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1896, 1990, 2008
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1903, 1908, 1954, 1989, 1990, 2004
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1910, 1919, 2015
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
59.8°F
(15.4°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1992
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1965, 1967, 1990, 2015
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2017
Ties: 1914, 1956, 1992, 2004, 2015
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1906, 1918, 1931, 1988, 1994, 2010
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1978
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2017
Ties: 1931, 1962
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1970
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2018, 2019
Ties: 1919, 1959, 1990, 1996
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1971
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2019, 2020
Ties: 1942, 1959, 1998
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1971
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2020
Ties: 1905, 1906, 1960, 1986, 1996

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/