Birmingham - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Birmingham, Alabama was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Birmingham had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Birmingham—Shuttlesworth International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Birmingham
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
86 65 2018 30 18
82 61 2017 28 16
82 60 2016 28 16
83 62 2015 28 17
82 61 2014 28 16
79 59 2013 26 15
85 64 2012 29 18
82 60 2011 28 16
83 64 2010 28 18
Number of days in May when the temperature in Birmingham rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 8
2017 29 3
2016 31 4
2015 31 1
2014 27 0
2013 27 0
2012 31 7
2011 26 6
2010 30 2

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Birmingham during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Birmingham
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
9 2018 7.0 177
13 2017 6.7 169
9 2016 1.4 36
8 2015 2.6 65
8 2014 2.3 59
8 2013 6.0 151
12 2012 5.0 126
4 2011 1.1 27
10 2010 8.8 224
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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