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Anchorage, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
48.5°F
(9.2°C)
48.0°F
(8.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1964
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2014
Ties: 2003, 2018
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1989, 1994, 2011
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
39.0°F
(3.9°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 1970
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2016
Ties: 2010
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1972
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1972
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1998
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 2018
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 2010
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 2010
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
36.7°F
(2.6°C)
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1972
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1958, 1970
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
38.0°F
(3.3°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1972
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016, 2019
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
35.8°F
(2.1°C)
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1987, 2014
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1973
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1979
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.3°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1974
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1987
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1975
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 2003

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