Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2021
1-Month
69.4°F
(20.8°C)
70.7°F
(21.5°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1976
94th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1899
Ties: 1925, 1932, 1990
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
65.5°F
(18.6°C)
66.7°F
(19.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1997
102nd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 1896
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
63.6°F
(17.6°C)
62.9°F
(17.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1960
46th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 1907
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
59.4°F
(15.2°C)
59.2°F
(15.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1960
67th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 1963, 1987, 2002, 2008
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
56.3°F
(13.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940, 1978
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Ties: 1917, 1923, 1962, 1986, 1997, 2011
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.7°F
(12.6°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1978
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2012
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
55.5°F
(13.1°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1940
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1934
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1909, 1929, 1939
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
58.8°F
(14.9°C)
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1909, 1945, 1952, 2018
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
61.0°F
(16.1°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1897, 1898, 1920, 1939
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
61.8°F
(16.6°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1897, 1934, 1939
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
64.0°F
(17.8°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1977
29th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1897, 1903, 1909, 1911, 1920, 1945
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
61.9°F
(16.6°C)
60.3°F
(15.7°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
118th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1977
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1933
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
64.7°F
(18.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1978
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1922
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
64.8°F
(18.2°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1970
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2018, 2019
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
64.5°F
(18.1°C)
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
119th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1971
6th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019, 2020
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
65.0°F
(18.3°C)
63.1°F
(17.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
122nd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1971
2nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/