Birmingham, Alabama 

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Weather in Birmingham, Alabama

The most pleasant months of the year for Birmingham are May, October and April. In Birmingham, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Birmingham with an average high temperature of 90.4°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Alabama. March is the snowiest month in Birmingham with 0.5 inches of snow, and 2 months of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Birmingham, AL

3 AM PST

Mostly Clear

71°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightMostly Clear70° / 92°NE 5 mph
Friday NightIsolated Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy72° / 96°NE 0 to 5 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear73° / 96°E 0 to 5 mph
Sunday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy74° / 94°S 0 mph
Monday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms73° / 93°SW 0 to 5 mph
Tuesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms73° / 93°SW 0 to 5 mph
Wednesday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms73° / 91°S 0 to 5 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 32
Rain: averages 56 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 1 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Birmingham area is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Alabama.

7.3 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January54° 32°
February58° 36°
March67° 42°
April74° 49°
May81° 58°
June87° 66°
July90° 70°
August90° 69°
September85° 63°
October75° 51°
November65° 42°
December55° 35°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Birmingham
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January017100
February011100
March05100
April0190
May2090
June100110
July170110
August16090
September6070
October0170
November0690
December014100

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Birmingham    23 Reviews
A boring city - 4/7/2020
I moved to Birmingham 6.5 years ago for a new job. The city is very boring in my opinion, there isn't much to do over the weekend except shopping or eating out. Summer... Read More

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You should visit Birmingham - 3/10/2019
Birmingham was sooo bad just 10 years ago. The city is starting to look alive again. But some places in Birmingham need to be avoided but places like downtown... Read More

Stay away if you are not white and from the area - 12/5/2018
Birmingham might be a good place for people who have lived there for generations. However, if you are a professional from other regions of the country or god forbid... Read More


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