Metropolitan Birmingham is located at the southern terminus of the Appalachian Mountains. The region enjoys a moderate winter and hot summers. The average annual temperature for the Birmingham region is a low of 50.9 degrees with a high temperature of 73.4 degrees
Metropolitan Birmingham is positioned at the center of Alabama’s outdoor recreation amenities. Several large-scale lakes, state parks and national forest are located within a 1.5 hour drive from downtown Birmingham, including: Alabama’s largest state park – Oak Mountain; Alabama’s only Wild and Scenic River – the Sipsey River; The Cahaba River – ranked among the nation’s most scenic and biologically diverse rivers and Smith Lake – ranked among the cleanest lakes in the U.S.
Temperature Range by Month