Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
46.4°F
(8.0°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 2010 1963
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015, 2021
Ties: 1904, 1986
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
50.0°F
(10.0°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 2015
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
2.5°F
(1.3°C)
111th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1976
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2016 1931
Ties: 1990, 2004
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
61.4°F
(16.3°C)
59.6°F
(15.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
107th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
21st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1946, 1986
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
63.5°F
(17.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
109th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 2018
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
112th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931, 2016
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
69.1°F
(20.6°C)
67.9°F
(19.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
105th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1931
Ties: 1896, 1954, 1971
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
69.0°F
(20.6°C)
68.2°F
(20.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1998
Ties: 1906, 1918, 1934, 1951, 2011
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
68.3°F
(20.2°C)
67.7°F
(19.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
35th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2015
Ties: 1905, 1991, 2002
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
67.8°F
(19.9°C)
66.4°F
(19.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
113th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 1919, 1936
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
66.3°F
(19.1°C)
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 1933, 1990, 2012
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
117th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1976
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1921
Ties: 1990, 2012
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
66.1°F
(18.9°C)
64.2°F
(17.9°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
121st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1968
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
65.1°F
(18.4°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
124th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1969
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2017 1922
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1969
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017, 2019
Ties: 2018
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
64.9°F
(18.3°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1969
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2018
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
123rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1970
1st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019, 2020
Ties: 2019

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  • 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/