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Christmas Day Climate Highlights


 

Below is a listing of climate statistics for Christmas Day for our four main climate airport sites.

 

 Top 5 Coldest Max Temperatures

Birmingham
Rank Temp Year
1 18 1983
2 29 1985
3 31 1924
T-4 35 1989
T-4 35 1980
T-4 35 1918
Avg 52.7
Montgomery
Rank Temp Year
1 25 1983
T-2 37 1989
T-2 37 1985
T-4 38 1990
T-4 38 1924
T-4 38 1878
Avg 56.4
Tuscaloosa
Rank Temp Year
1 22 1983
2 30 1985
3 37 1980
T-4 38 2010
T-4 38 1989
Avg 52.7
Anniston
Rank Temp Year
1 18 1983
2 31 1985
3 33 1980
4 35 1989
5 37 2004
Avg 52.3
 

 Top 5 Warmest Max Temperatures

Birmingham
Rank Temp Year
1 74 1987
T-2 73 1982
T-2 73 1942
4 72 1964
T-5 71 1926
T-5 71 1922
Avg 52.7
Montgomery
Rank Temp Year
1 81 1987
2 78 1978
3 77 1926
T-4 76 1964
T-4 76 1942
T-4 76 1889
Avg 56.4
Tuscaloosa
Rank Temp Year
1 78 1987
2 77 1964
3 72 1982
4 70 1974
5 69 1971
Avg 52.7
Anniston
Rank Temp Year
1 73 1982
T-2 72 1987
T-2 72 1964
4 69 1971
T-5 68 1974
T-5 68 1955
T-5 68 1951
T-5 68 1944
Avg 52.3
 

 Top 5 Coldest Min Temperatures

Birmingham
Rank Temp Year
1 2 1983
2 13 1985
3 15 1966
4 16 1990
5 19 1995
Avg 34.5
Montgomery
Rank Temp Year
1 5 1983
2 18 1985
T-3 20 1995
T-3 20 1966
T-5 22 1990
T-5 22 1989
Avg 38.5
Tuscaloosa
Rank Temp Year
1 5 1983
T-2 15 1985
T-2 15 1966
4 19 1990
5 20 1963
Avg 34.2
Anniston
Rank Temp Year
1 3 1983
2 12 1985
3 13 1966
4 18 1990
5 20 1995
Avg 32.9
 

 Top 5 Warmest Min Temperatures

Birmingham
Rank Temp Year
1 64 1982
2 62 1987
T-3 59 1904
T-3 59 1901
5 57 1973
Avg 34.5
Montgomery
Rank Temp Year
1 66 1875
2 62 1987
T-3 61 1982
T-3 61 1964
T-5 61 1901
Avg 38.5
Tuscaloosa
Rank Temp Year
1 68 1987
2 67 1982
3 56 1973
4 54 1955
5 51 1964
Avg 34.2
Anniston
Rank Temp Year
1 65 1982
2 57 1987
3 56 1973
4 53 1964
5 52 1955
Avg 32.9
 

 Top 5 Wettest

Birmingham
Rank Inches Year
1 2.21 1926
2 1.59 1914
3 1.42 1973
4 1.39 2012
5 1.35 1976
Avg 0.17
Montgomery
Rank Inches Year
1 1.72 2012
2 1.60 1976
3 1.31 1943
4 1.30 1914
5 1.10 1941
Avg 0.14
Tuscaloosa
Rank Inches Year
1 2.11 2012
2 1.76 1976
3 1.54 1973
4 1.19 1975
5 1.00 1948
Avg 0.19
Anniston
Rank Inches Year
1 1.78 1969
2 1.38 1976
3 1.29 2012
4 1.00 1948
5 0.74 1975
Avg 0.17
 

 Years with Snow

Birmingham
Inches Year
T 2010
T 1993
T 1989
T 1899
Montgomery
Inches Year
T 2010
T 1953
Tuscaloosa
Inches Year
T 2010
Anniston
Inches Year
1.0 2010
T 1993
T 1989
T 1970
 
  *Note: The T's under the "Rank" columns indicate values that are ties. The T's under the "Inches" columns in the Years of Snow table indicate trace values.