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Barrow, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1901-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
21.2°F
(-6.0°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 2001
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1956
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
8.2°F
(-13.2°C)
11.5°F
(-11.4°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1984
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1968, 1973
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
-0.5°F
(-18.1°C)
3.4°F
(-15.9°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1964
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
-5.5°F
(-20.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-18.3°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1964
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1927
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
-8.1°F
(-22.3°C)
-3.5°F
(-19.7°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1964
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
-7.6°F
(-22.0°C)
-4.3°F
(-20.2°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1925
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1946, 2000
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
-5.2°F
(-20.7°C)
-3.6°F
(-19.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1953
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
-1.9°F
(-18.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-18.3°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 2012
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
2.0°F
(-16.7°C)
2.6°F
(-16.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1903, 1987
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
5.5°F
(-14.7°C)
6.2°F
(-14.3°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1951, 1990
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
8.5°F
(-13.1°C)
9.2°F
(-12.7°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
10.8°F
(-11.8°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1937, 1969
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
5.7°F
(-14.6°C)
6.1°F
(-14.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
31st Warmest Warmest to Date 2018, 2019
Ties: 1939, 1942
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
10.8°F
(-11.8°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2018
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
9.8°F
(-12.3°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1966, 1977
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1954, 1964
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
10.3°F
(-12.1°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1977
41st Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1983
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
9.6°F
(-12.4°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1958, 1968, 1972, 1976
48th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1947, 1984

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