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Barrow, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1901-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
19.0°F
(-7.2°C)
21.2°F
(-6.0°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 2001
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Ties: 1921, 1977
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
10.6°F
(-11.9°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1984
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2016
Ties: 1926, 1956, 1988
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
0.6°F
(-17.4°C)
3.5°F
(-15.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1964
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2019
Ties: 1928, 1948, 1980, 2006
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
-1.9°F
(-18.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-18.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1964
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2019
Ties: 2012
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
-2.3°F
(-19.1°C)
-3.4°F
(-19.7°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1964
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2019
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
-2.6°F
(-19.2°C)
-4.2°F
(-20.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1925
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2018
Ties: 1993
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
-2.7°F
(-19.3°C)
-3.6°F
(-19.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1976
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2018
Ties: 1944
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
-0.8°F
(-18.2°C)
-1.0°F
(-18.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
2.8°F
(-16.2°C)
2.5°F
(-16.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
6.4°F
(-14.2°C)
6.2°F
(-14.3°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1962, 2004, 2012
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
8.9°F
(-12.8°C)
9.2°F
(-12.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1988
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
11.0°F
(-11.7°C)
11.5°F
(-11.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Ties: 1922, 1928, 1988, 2002
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
5.7°F
(-14.6°C)
6.2°F
(-14.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1976
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018, 2019
Ties: 1938, 1939
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
11.8°F
(-11.2°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1976
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2018
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
11.9°F
(-11.2°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1966, 1977
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2019
Ties: 1996
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
12.0°F
(-11.1°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1977
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2019
Ties: 1941
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
11.8°F
(-11.2°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1958, 1968, 1972, 1976
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 2004

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