Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
69.5°F
(20.8°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1976
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1899
Ties: 1895, 1947, 1999
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
66.6°F
(19.2°C)
66.8°F
(19.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1997
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1896
Ties: 1932, 1975, 1994, 2008
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1943, 1956, 1990
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
58.1°F
(14.5°C)
59.1°F
(15.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1960
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1966, 1973
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
54.1°F
(12.3°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940, 1978
117th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Ties: 1931, 1969
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
116th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2012
Ties: 1961
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
53.7°F
(12.1°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1940
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1966
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1906, 1966, 1973, 1983
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
57.2°F
(14.0°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1905, 1906, 1914
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.9°F
(15.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1906, 1959, 1994, 2013
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1936, 1947, 2013
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2017
Ties: 1906, 1990, 1994
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1964, 1984
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
62.1°F
(16.7°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1978
115th Warmest Warmest since: 1976 2017
Ties: 1905, 1961
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1970
123rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2018, 2019
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019, 2020
Ties: 1969
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
61.7°F
(16.5°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
120th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 15, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/