Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2004
1-Month
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1963
85th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2015
Nov–Dec 2004
2-Month
51.4°F
(10.8°C)
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2001 2015
Ties: 1902, 1985
Oct–Dec 2004
3-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1931
Ties: 1990
Sep–Dec 2004
4-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1931
Ties: 1915
Aug–Dec 2004
5-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1999 1931
Ties: 1908, 1918, 1985, 1994
Jul–Dec 2004
6-Month
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1931, 2016
Ties: 1923, 1938, 1949, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2017
Jun–Dec 2004
7-Month
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
48th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1931
Ties: 1923, 1938, 1946, 1985, 2005
May–Dec 2004
8-Month
68.8°F
(20.4°C)
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1998 1998
Ties: 1949, 1971, 1984
Apr–Dec 2004
9-Month
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
67.6°F
(19.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2015
Ties: 1959, 1971, 1984, 2001
Mar–Dec 2004
10-Month
67.0°F
(19.4°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 1945, 2002
Feb–Dec 2004
11-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 1909, 1915, 1932, 1935, 1953, 1977, 1985, 1994, 2000, 2002
Jan–Dec 2004
12-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1976
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 1921
Ties: 1906, 1930, 1952, 1982
Jul 2003–Dec 2004
18-Month
64.3°F
(17.9°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1968
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2016
Ties: 1928, 1943, 1985
Jan 2003–Dec 2004
24-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1997 1969
79th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 1922
Ties: 1896, 1899, 1906, 1915, 1929, 1948, 1973, 1975, 1992, 1995
Jan 2002–Dec 2004
36-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1969
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2002 2017, 2019
Ties: 1900, 1907, 1915, 1916, 1919, 1940, 1986, 1998, 2005, 2011, 2014
Jan 2001–Dec 2004
48-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1969
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2019
Ties: 1940, 1944, 1987, 1998, 2003, 2010
Jan 2000–Dec 2004
60-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1998 1970
71st Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2019, 2020
Ties: 1899, 1991, 2005, 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/