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Anchorage, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
43.9°F
(6.6°C)
48.1°F
(8.9°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1964
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2014
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
-6.9°F
(-3.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-8.1°F
(-4.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
-7.6°F
(-4.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
21.8°F
(-5.7°C)
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
-8.2°F
(-4.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
-7.2°F
(-4.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
20.7°F
(-6.3°C)
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
-6.7°F
(-3.7°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1956
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1956
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1956, 1972
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1956
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
-5.2°F
(-2.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1956, 1972
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1956
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
32.3°F
(0.2°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1973
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1974
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2017
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.8°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1969 1975
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1968

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/