Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
45.1°F
(7.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1940
47th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1950
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
46.2°F
(7.9°C)
45.8°F
(7.7°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1950
Ties: 1973, 1980, 1985
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1920, 1952
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
52.3°F
(11.3°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1927, 1928, 1952, 2019
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
60.5°F
(15.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1927, 1947
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
63.3°F
(17.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
108th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932, 2017
Ties: 1898, 1991
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1932, 2017
Ties: 1901, 1926, 1942
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
65.7°F
(18.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1900, 1926, 1927, 1935, 1972, 1987, 2005
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
66.2°F
(19.0°C)
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1912, 1935, 1947, 1987, 1991, 2000, 2011, 2013
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
65.9°F
(18.8°C)
64.4°F
(18.0°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1920, 1949
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
114th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
13th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1926, 1932, 1950
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
62.2°F
(16.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1977
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1928
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
65.2°F
(18.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1970
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 1923
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1970
1st Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1970
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1970
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020, 2021
Ties: 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/