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Barrow, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1901-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
18.0°F
(-7.8°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 2001
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
6.8°F
(-14.0°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1984
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
-2.0°F
(-18.9°C)
3.4°F
(-15.9°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1964
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
-6.3°F
(-21.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-18.3°C)
-5.3°F
(-3.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1964
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
-8.3°F
(-22.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-19.7°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1964
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1934
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
-8.8°F
(-22.7°C)
-4.2°F
(-20.1°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1925
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1951
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
-7.6°F
(-22.0°C)
-3.6°F
(-19.8°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
-4.9°F
(-20.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-18.3°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1955, 1960
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
-0.8°F
(-18.2°C)
2.5°F
(-16.4°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
2.6°F
(-16.3°C)
6.1°F
(-14.4°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
79th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
6.0°F
(-14.4°C)
9.2°F
(-12.7°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
8.5°F
(-13.1°C)
11.5°F
(-11.4°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
2.2°F
(-16.6°C)
6.1°F
(-14.4°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018, 2019
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
7.0°F
(-13.9°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1976
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1977
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
7.3°F
(-13.7°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1966, 1977
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1976
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
8.2°F
(-13.2°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1967 1977
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1967
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
8.3°F
(-13.2°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1958, 1968, 1972, 1976
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1958, 1968, 1976

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