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Anchorage, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1964
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2014
Ties: 1961
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1972
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2016
Ties: 1969
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1972
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
34.4°F
(1.3°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1972
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 2004
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1997
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
27.7°F
(-2.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1956
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1956
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1986
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1956
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1960, 1968, 1992, 1996
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1956
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1956
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1956
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016, 2019
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
35.1°F
(1.7°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1972
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2006
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1972
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1988
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1973
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1985
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1974
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019
Ties: 1961
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1975
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2019

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