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Barrow, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1901-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 2001
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2016
Ties: 1938
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
10.6°F
(-11.9°C)
11.5°F
(-11.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1984
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2016
Ties: 1926, 1942, 1988
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
2.1°F
(-16.6°C)
3.4°F
(-15.9°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1964
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1951, 1983
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
-5.3°F
(-20.7°C)
-1.0°F
(-18.3°C)
-4.3°F
(-2.4°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1964
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2019
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
-7.7°F
(-22.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-19.7°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1964
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2019
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
-9.3°F
(-22.9°C)
-4.2°F
(-20.1°C)
-5.1°F
(-2.8°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1925
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2018
Ties: 1934
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
-9.7°F
(-23.2°C)
-3.6°F
(-19.8°C)
-6.1°F
(-3.4°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1976
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
-7.5°F
(-21.9°C)
-1.0°F
(-18.3°C)
-6.5°F
(-3.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1976
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
-3.6°F
(-19.8°C)
2.6°F
(-16.3°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
-0.1°F
(-17.8°C)
6.1°F
(-14.4°C)
-6.2°F
(-3.4°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
3.4°F
(-15.9°C)
9.2°F
(-12.7°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
5.8°F
(-14.6°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
0.5°F
(-17.5°C)
6.1°F
(-14.4°C)
-5.6°F
(-3.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018, 2019
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
7.8°F
(-13.4°C)
11.5°F
(-11.4°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2018
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
7.9°F
(-13.4°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest to Date 1966, 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
8.4°F
(-13.1°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1977
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
9.0°F
(-12.8°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1958, 1968, 1972, 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1967, 1971

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