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Anchorage, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
0.7°F
(0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1964
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2014
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1989
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 2014
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1978
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
32.1°F
(0.1°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1972
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 2010
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1972
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1998
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2003, 2016
Ties: 1958
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
30.7°F
(-0.7°C)
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2003
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2003
Ties: 2010
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2003
Ties: 2010
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956, 1972
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2003
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956, 1972
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1987
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
6th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1978
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1973
7th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2016
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1974
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
38.1°F
(3.4°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1975
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2005
Ties: 2003

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