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Barrow, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1901-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
17.9°F
(-7.8°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 2001
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
14.8°F
(-9.6°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
3.4°F
(1.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1984
13th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2008
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
4.7°F
(-15.2°C)
3.4°F
(-15.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1964
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2019
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
-1.3°F
(-18.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-18.3°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1964
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
-5.0°F
(-20.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-19.7°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1964
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1943
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
-5.9°F
(-21.1°C)
-4.2°F
(-20.1°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1925
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2018
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
-3.7°F
(-19.8°C)
-3.5°F
(-19.7°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
-0.1°F
(-17.8°C)
-1.0°F
(-18.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
3.3°F
(-15.9°C)
2.5°F
(-16.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
7.0°F
(-13.9°C)
6.1°F
(-14.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2018
Ties: 1967
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
10.2°F
(-12.1°C)
9.2°F
(-12.7°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
12.4°F
(-10.9°C)
11.5°F
(-11.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
20th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
5.7°F
(-14.6°C)
6.1°F
(-14.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2018, 2019
Ties: 1938, 1942
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
11.6°F
(-11.3°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1966, 1977
25th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1943, 1995, 1997
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
10.4°F
(-12.0°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1977
37th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1952, 1989
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
10.8°F
(-11.8°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1958, 1968, 1972, 1976
28th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1940

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/