Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2009
1-Month
71.2°F
(21.8°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1976
56th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 1899
Ties: 1934, 2007
Apr–May 2009
2-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1997
87th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 1896
Ties: 1920, 2014
Mar–May 2009
3-Month
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1960
49th Warmest Warmest since: 2007 2012
Ties: 1965
Feb–May 2009
4-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1960
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1975, 1997, 1998
Jan–May 2009
5-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1940, 1978
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1951, 1972
Dec 2008–May 2009
6-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1978
45th Warmest Warmest since: 2006 2012
Ties: 1997
Nov 2008–May 2009
7-Month
54.9°F
(12.7°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 2003 1940
61st Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1930
Oct 2008–May 2009
8-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1928, 1930, 1942, 1944, 1967, 1975, 2007
Sep 2008–May 2009
9-Month
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1977
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1903, 1930, 1956, 1990, 2004, 2011
Aug 2008–May 2009
10-Month
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 2001 1977
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1901, 1912
Jul 2008–May 2009
11-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1977
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1901, 1919, 1926, 1962, 1992, 2004
Jun 2008–May 2009
12-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2004 1977
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1917, 1919, 1930, 2003
Dec 2007–May 2009
18-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2005 1977
50th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1911, 1917, 1956, 1975, 1987, 2001
Jun 2007–May 2009
24-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 2006 1978
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2017
Ties: 1907, 1909, 1911, 1917, 1937, 1945, 1956, 2006
Jun 2006–May 2009
36-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1970
34th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2018, 2019
Ties: 1908, 1910, 1921, 1925, 1952, 1956, 1991, 1999, 2007
Jun 2005–May 2009
48-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2007 1971
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2008 2019, 2020
Ties: 1909, 1911, 1932, 1933, 1946, 1950, 1952, 2001
Jun 2004–May 2009
60-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 2008 1971
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2003 2020
Ties: 1922, 1928, 1933, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957, 2002, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/