Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
68.9°F
(20.5°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1976
101st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1899
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1997
105th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1896
Ties: 1903, 1910, 1980, 1990
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1960
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Ties: 1977
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1960
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 1908, 1921, 1946
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
59.0°F
(15.0°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1940, 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2012
Ties: 2019
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
57.7°F
(14.3°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2012
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1940
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1907
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1957
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
60.6°F
(15.9°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1922
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Ties: 1927, 1999, 2012
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
65.4°F
(18.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
62.7°F
(17.1°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2018 2017
Ties: 2018
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1970
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018, 2019
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1971
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019, 2020
Ties: 2019
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1971
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/