Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
68.7°F
(20.4°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.1°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1899
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1997
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2012
Ties: 1949, 1959, 1997
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1960
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1917, 1937
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940, 1978
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1951, 2009
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
55.8°F
(13.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1940
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1911, 1939, 2006
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1923, 1949, 1995, 2000
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
57.9°F
(14.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
61.1°F
(16.2°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
101st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1916
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1929, 1933, 2018
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
63.9°F
(17.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1933, 1938, 1939, 2011, 2021
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1977
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1929, 1943, 1958, 1973
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1978
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2017
Ties: 1903, 1958
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
107th Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2018, 2019
Ties: 1942, 1965, 1983
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2019, 2020
Ties: 1968
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/