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Weather in Alabama

The most pleasant months of the year for Alabama are October, April and May. In Alabama, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Alabama with an average high temperature of 90.5°, which ranks it as warmer than most states. January is the snowiest month in 3 with 0.3 inches of snow, and no months of the year have significant snowfall. The most uncomfortably humid months are July, August and June.


Today's Weather - Alabama, AL

1 PM PST

Showers And Thunderstorms

75°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonShowers And Thunderstorms76° / 64°SE 10 mph
FridaySlight Chance Rain Showers75° / 62°SW 5 mph
SaturdayMostly Sunny83° / 64°W 0 mph
SundayChance Showers And Thunderstorms84° / 65°S 0 to 5 mph
MondayChance Showers And Thunderstorms81° / 54°NW 0 to 5 mph
TuesdayChance Showers And Thunderstorms then Sunny77° / 54°W 0 to 5 mph
WednesdaySunny73° / 52°NW 5 to 10 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 33
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 Alabama 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
January55° 33°
February59° 36°
March68° 43°
April75° 50°
May82° 59°
June88° 66°
July91° 70°
August90° 69°
September85° 63°
October76° 52°
November67° 42°
December57° 35°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Alabama
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January015100
February01090
March0490
April0180
May2090
June110100
July180110
August17090
September7070
October0170
November0580
December013100

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 Alabama    19 Reviews
Sweet Home Alabama - 12/6/2016
My husband and I have lived in Memphis for the last 14 years. Believe me, anyplace is better to live than Memphis. These poor folks are stuck in a Civil Rights bubble... Read More

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Thinking of moving to Foley - 3/25/2015
Can anyone tell me about the services available to senior citizens in Foley. example: if I move there now, I am 67. If I stay and eventually stop driving are there... Read More

Hot and Humid Summers - Mild Winters - 9/25/2014
Alabama summers are stiflingly bright, hot and humid. Heaven help you if you don't have AC in your car. Alabama is a great place to live if your interests are in... Read More


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