Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
71.8°F
(22.1°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1965 1899
Ties: 1908, 1957, 2015
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
66.9°F
(19.4°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1997
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 1896
Ties: 1936, 1945, 1969, 1978, 1986, 2004, 2016, 2018
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
64.6°F
(18.1°C)
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
106th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1967 2012
Ties: 1911, 1925
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1960
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1962 2012
Ties: 1929, 1930, 1953, 1962
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
59.3°F
(15.2°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1940, 1978
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2012
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
115th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2012
Ties: 1938
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1940
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
58.4°F
(14.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
4th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1927, 2016
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
60.4°F
(15.8°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
120th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1991, 2016, 2019
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2017
Ties: 1991
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2017
Ties: 1937, 1991
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
61.2°F
(16.2°C)
60.2°F
(15.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1909, 1945, 1946
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1978
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2017
Ties: 1897, 1910, 1912, 1920, 1957, 1975, 1987
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
63.7°F
(17.6°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1970
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2018, 2019
Ties: 1932, 1936, 1945, 1946, 1954
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
63.2°F
(17.3°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1971
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019, 2020
Ties: 1917, 1921, 1944, 1988, 1989, 1999, 2005
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1973 1971
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1959 2020
Ties: 1902, 1944, 1988

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 3, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/