Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
73.8°F
(23.2°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1976
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1933 1899
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
67.2°F
(19.6°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1997
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1948 1896
Ties: 1947, 1956
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1933, 2003, 2019
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1960
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2012
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1962, 1974
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1940, 1978
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Ties: 1999
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
56.0°F
(13.3°C)
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1978
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2012
Ties: 1935, 1955
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1940
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1929, 1946, 1952
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
55.6°F
(13.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1910, 1956, 1992, 2003
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1975
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
59.7°F
(15.4°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1926, 1947, 1967
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
63.4°F
(17.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1977
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2017
Ties: 1908, 1913, 1954, 1986, 2002, 2005
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1977
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1897, 1926, 1927, 1949
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
63.8°F
(17.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1978
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2017
Ties: 1949, 1991, 2007
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1943 1970
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2018, 2019
Ties: 1900, 1916, 1926, 1943, 1988, 2004, 2005
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1951 1971
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2019, 2020
Ties: 1912, 1945, 1951, 1956, 2012
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
102nd Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1971
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2020
Ties: 1922, 1928, 1933, 1950, 1952, 1956, 1957, 2002, 2009, 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/