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Seasonal Climate Summary

 

Summer Climate 2020

(June, July, and August)

 

 

Period of Record: 

Anniston:        1903 - 2020

Birmingham:    1895 - 2020

Montgomery:   1872 - 2020

Tuscaloosa:     1948 - 2020

 

 

Summer Climate

Anniston Summer Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

79.5°*

 

*2 missing days

 

 

78.9°

 

21st warmest

 

82.2°

(2010)

 

11.03"*

 

*1 missing day

 

11.99"

 

 

52nd wettest

 

24.85"

(2013)

 

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

Date

 

    Previous         Record (year)    

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

    Previous        Record (year)

 

97°

August 9, 2020 

 

 

106°

(August 21, 1983)

 

 

56°

June 1, 2020 

 

42°

(June 1, 1972)

 

 

 

     Highest           Single Day      Precipitation 

 

       Previous                     Record (year)   

 

             Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record (year)

 

     1.86"      

August 19, 2020 

 

 

5.57"

(August 24, 1967)

 

 

0.0"

 

 

0.0"

 

 

 

 

Birmingham Summer Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

80.4°

 

 

79.8°

 

32nd warmest

 

83.7°

(2010)

 

 

15.32"

 

13.11"

 

 38th wettest

 

27.90"

(2017)

 

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

      Previous        Record (year)

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

       Previous       Record (year)

 

96°

August 12, 2020

July 20, 2020

July 18, 2020

 

 

107°

(July 29, 1930)

 

 

58°

June 1, 2020  

 

42°

(June 1, 1966)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

          Previous                Record (year)    

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record  (year) 

 

1.16"

August 19, 2020 

 

 

7.02"

(July 7, 1916)

 

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

 

Montgomery Summer Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

82.1°

 

 

80.8°

 

23rd warmest

 

84.1°

(2010)

 

 

20.90"

 

13.27"

 

8th wettest

 

27.36"

(1989)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

      Previous       Record (year) 

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

      Previous        Record (year)

 

98°

August 10, 2020 

 

 

107°

(July 7, 1881)

 

 

61°

June 17, 2020  

 

48°

(June 1, 1889)

 

 

 

 Highest Single Day    Precipitation    

 

         Previous           Record (year)    

 

 Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record            (year)              

 

2.01"

June 25, 2020 

 

7.62"

(June 4, 1928)

 

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

 

 

 

Tuscaloosa Summer Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

81.3°*

 

*4 missing days

 

 

80.5°

 

18th warmest

 

84.0°

(2010)

 

 

14.47"*

 

*1 missing day

 

12.47"

 

19th wettest

 

22.30"

(2017)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

         Previous          Record (year)

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

        Previous         Record (year)

 

99°

August 11, 2020

August 10, 2020  

 

 

 

107°

(August 10, 2007)

(August 29, 2000)

(July 29, 1952)

(July 28, 1952)

(July 24, 1952)

 

 

59°

June 1, 2020

 

45°

(June 1, 1984)

(June 3, 1956)

 

 

 

  Highest Single  Day    Precipitation   

 

        Previous               Record (year)      

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

  Previous Record             (year)             

 

1.79"

June 25, 2020  

 

 

4.39"

(July 6, 2018)

 

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June Climate

Anniston June Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

76.3°

 

77.0°

 

51st warmest

 

81.0° (1981)

         (1952)

 

 

3.02"

 

4.08"

 

 56th wettest

 

9.28" (2003)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

       Previous        Record (year) 

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

        Previous          Record (year) 

 

92°

June 29, 2020 

 

 

104°

(June 30, 2012)

(June 28, 1931)

 

 

56°

June 1, 2020

 

42°

(June 1, 1972)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

           Previous                Record (year)        

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

  Previous Record               (year)                

 

1.23"

June 9, 2020

 

 

3.60"

(June 4, 1950)

 

0.0" 

 

 

0.0"

 

 

 

 

Birmingham June Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

78.0°

 

77.7°

 

57th warmest

82.6° (2011)

 

 

4.04"

 

4.38"

 

56th wettest

12.09" (1900)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

    Previous         Record (year)   

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

     Previous           Record (year)    

 

94°

June 29, 2020

June 20, 2020 

 

 

 106°

(June 29, 2031)

 

58°

June 1, 2020

 

42°

(June 1, 1966)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

           Previous               Record (year)        

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record                  (year)              

 

0.92"

June 23, 2020 

 

 

4.11"

(June 23, 1900)

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

 

 

 

Montgomery June Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

79.8°

 

79.0°

 

70th warmest

84.0° (1914)

 

 

5.82"

 

4.07"

 

27th wettest

15.59" (1928)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

        Previous       Record (year) 

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

   Previous            Record (year)    

 

94°

June 29, 2020

June 28, 2020

June 20, 2020

 

 

106°

(June 27, 1881)

 

 

61°

June 17, 2020 

 

48°

(June 1, 1889)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

         Previous               Record (year)       

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record             (year)             

 

1.34"

June 8, 2020

 

 

7.62"

(June 4, 1928)

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

 

 

Tuscaloosa June Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

78.6°

 

78.4°

 

36th warmest

84.1° (1952)

 

5.17"

 

4.77"

 

14th wettest

12.42" (2017)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

       Previous         Record (year)

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

      Previous           Record (year)   

 

94°

June 21, 2020 

 

 

105°

(June 29, 2012)

(June 27, 1954)

(June 28, 1952)

 

 

59°

June 1, 2020

 

45°

(June 1, 1984)

(June 3, 1956)

 

 

 

  Highest  Single Day Precipitation

 

          Previous               Record (year)           

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

    Previous Record               (year)                

 

1.79"

June 25, 2020 

 

 

3.41"

(June 18, 1963)

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July Climate

Anniston July Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

81.3°

 

80.0°

 

17th warmest*

83.8° (1980)

 

*1 missing day

 

2.30"

 

4.62"

 

74th wettest

13.00" (1950)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

    Previous     Record (year)

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

 Previous     Record (year)    

 

96°

July 20, 2020  

 

 

105°

(July 13, 1980)

 

 

66°

July 12, 2020

 

 

50°

(July 15, 1967)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

   Previous       Record (year)   

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record   (year)

 

0.42"

July 8, 2020

 

 

5.13"

(July 7, 1975)

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

 

 

Birmingham July Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

82.1°

 

81.1°

 

24th warmest

84.6° (2010)

 

 

5.39"

 

4.80"

 

55th wettest

20.12" (1916)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

    Previous     Record (year)

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

Previous     Record (year)    

 

96°

July 20, 2020

July 18, 2020

 

 

 107°

(July 29, 1930)

 

68°

July 13, 2020

 

51°

(July 15, 1967)

 

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

       Previous         Record (year)

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record  (year)

 

1.12"

July 12, 2020 

 

 

7.02"

(July 7, 1916)

 

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

 

 

Montgomery July Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

83.4°

 

81.8°

 

29th warmest

86.1° (1875)

 

 

9.41"

 

5.24"

 

6th wettest

13.42" (1899)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

    Previous     Record (year)

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

Previous      Record (year)   

 

97°

July 20, 2020

July 19, 2020

July 18, 2020

 

 

107°

(July 7, 1881)

 

 

70°

July 12, 2020

 

59°

(July 30, 2014)

(July 20, 2009)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

     Previous          Record (year)   

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record   (year)

 

2.01"

July 25, 2020

 

 

5.66"

(July 6, 1916)

 

0.0"

 

 0.0"

 

 

 

 

Tuscaloosa July Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

83.0°

 

81.7°

 

17th warmest*

85.0° (1981)

 

*1 missing day

 

4.69"

 

4.40"

 

28th wettest

11.81" (2018)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

  Previous     Record (year)  

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

  Previous     Record (year)  

 

97°

July 20, 2020

July 19, 2020

July 15, 2020

 

 

107°

(July 29, 1952)

(July 28, 1952)

(July 24, 1952)

 

 

71°

July 14, 2020

July 13, 2020

July 12, 2020 

 

54°

(July 1, 1950)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

    Previous       Record (year)  

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record   (year) 

 

0.76"

July 31, 2020 

 

 

4.39"

(July 6, 2018)

 

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August Climate

Anniston August Climate*

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

81.0°

 

79.6°

 

12th warmest

85.2° (2007)

 

 

5.71"

 

3.29"

 

15th wettest

12.73" (1967)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

  Previous        Record (year)    

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

 Previous        Record (year)    

 

97°

August 9, 2020 

 

 

106°

(August 21, 1983)

 

 

63°

August 18, 2020

 

 

50°

(August 28, 1952)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

  Previous         Record (year)    

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record   (year)  

 

1.86"

August 19, 2020

 

 

5.57"

(August 24, 1967)

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

*One missing day

 

Birmingham August Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

81.0°

 

 

80.7°

 

34th warmest

86.9° (2007)

 

 

5.89"

 

3.93"

 

26th wettest

13.83" (1901)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

  Previous       Record (year)    

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

 Previous       Record (year)     

 

96°

August 12, 2020

 

 

105°

(August 23, 2007)

(August 15, 2007)

 

 

66°

August 18, 2020

 

 

51°

(August 31, 1946)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

     Previous          Record (year)    

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record             (year)        

 

1.16"

August 19, 2020

 

 

4.15"

(August 2, 1941)

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

 

 

Montgomery August Climate

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

83.1°

 

 

81.5°

 

20th warmest

87.0° (2007)

 

5.67"

 

3.96"

 

 22nd wettest

15.58" (1939)

 

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

Previous       Record (year)      

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

Previous       Record (year)      

 

98°

August 10, 2020 

 

 

106°

(August 14, 2007)

(August 12, 2007)

(August 11, 2007)

(August 10, 2007)

 

 

69°

August 22, 2020 

 

56°

(August 29, 1992)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

       Previous               Record (year)    

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record              (year)          

 

1.56"

August 19, 2020 

 

 

6.97"

(August 16, 1939)

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

 

 

Tuscaloosa August Climate*

 

Average Temperature

 

Normal Average Temperature

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

Precipitation Total

 

Normal Precipitation

 

Rank

Previous Record (year)

 

82.2°

 

 

81.3°

 

18th warmest

86.0° (2007)

 

 

4.61"

 

3.30"

 

20th wettest

8.84" (1970)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Temperature

 

    Previous     Record (year)    

 

Lowest Single Day Temperature

 

Previous      Record (year)    

 

99°

August 11, 2020

August 10, 2020 

 

 

107°

(August 10, 2007)

 (August 29, 2000)

 

 

66°

August 22, 2020 

 

53°

(August 22, 1956)

 

 

 

Highest Single Day Precipitation

 

         Previous            Record (year)   

 

Highest Single Day Snowfall  

 

 Previous Record             (year)          

 

1.18"

August 28, 2020

 

 

2.87"

(August 10, 1967)

 

0.0"

 

0.0"

 

 

*3 missing days

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JWL