Birmingham Temperatures: Averages by Month





The numbers here tell you how hot and cold the weather usually is in Birmingham, Alabama during each month of the year.

The average high and low temperatures are listed below monthly and annually for Birmingham, in both degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

Maximums and minimums are only part of the temperature picture. To fill in the rest, there's information on how many days a month get above or below a given temperature.

To find out how often it rises over 70, 80 or 90 °F each month in Birmingham, scroll down farther. There are also monthly and yearly counts of days with cold weather.

All the numbers are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered from 1981 to 2010.

Average Birmingham temperatures
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
54 34 January 12 1
58 37 February 15 3
67 44 March 19 7
74 51 April 24 10
82 60 May 28 15
88 68 June 31 20
91 71 July 33 22
91 71 August 33 22
85 64 September 30 18
75 53 October 24 12
65 44 November 19 6
56 36 December 13 2
74 53 Year 23 12

Days of Hot Weather in Birmingham

Birmingham has plenty of 90-degree Fahrenheit weather, including about half the days of summer. The occasional spring or fall day will also get that hot.

About two days a year, the thermometer here reaches 100 °F (38 °C) or more. A day with temperatures in the hundreds can show up in June, July or August.

Days per month in Birmingham of at least 70, 80 or 90 °F
  70 °F
21 °C
80 °F
27 °C
90 °F
32 °C
January 2 0 0
February 4 0 0
March 4 2 0
April 22 9 0
May 30 20 2
June 30 27 11
July 31 31 18
August 31 30 17
September 30 24 6
October 23 10 0
November 10 1 0
December 2 0 0
Year 228 153 55

How Often Birmingham Has Cold Temperatures

The coldest nights of winter at Birmingham can drop down to 10 °F (-12 °C) or below. But the city averages only one night every two years when its that chilly.

From December to March, Birmingham can remain below freezing all day long. It has just one or two days a year on average when the temperature never rises above 32 °F.

Days per month on average in Birmingham when the minimum temperature drops to 32, or 20 °F or below
  20 °F
-8 °C
32 °F
0 °C
January 3 15
February 1 10
March 0 4
April 0 1
May 0 0
June 0 0
July 0 0
August 0 0
September 0 0
October 0 0
November 0 5
December 2 13
Year 6 47
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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