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.

The first set of high and low temperatures are averages for 2010 to 2019. Everything else here is based on 1991 to 2020 weather.

10-year temperature averages for Birmingham, 2010 to 2019
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
54 34 January 12 1
59 39 February 15 4
67 45 March 19 7
76 53 April 25 12
83 62 May 28 17
89 70 June 32 21
91 73 July 33 23
91 72 August 33 22
88 66 September 31 19
77 54 October 25 12
65 42 November 18 6
58 40 December 14 4
75 54 Year 24 12
30-year temperature averages for Birmingham, 1991 to 2020
High °F Low °F   High °C Low °C
55 35 January 13 2
59 38 February 15 4
67 45 March 20 7
75 52 April 24 11
82 61 May 28 16
88 69 June 31 20
91 72 July 33 22
91 71 August 33 22
86 65 September 30 19
76 54 October 24 12
65 43 November 18 6
57 38 December 14 3
74 54 Year 24 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 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 5 0 0
March 14 3 0
April 23 10 0
May 30 21 3
June 30 28 13
July 31 31 20
August 31 30 19
September 30 25 9
October 25 12 1
November 10 1 0
December 3 0 0
Year 233 161 65

How Often Birmingham Has Cold Temperatures

The coldest nights of winter at Birmingham can drop down to 10 °F (-12 °C). The city averages only six nights a year when its less than 20 °F.

Birmingham can remain below freezing all day long. But it's just one day 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 4 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 1 12
Year 6 47
References

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Month and Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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