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Barrow, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1901-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 2001
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1988
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
9.4°F
(-12.6°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1984
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
0.8°F
(-17.3°C)
3.5°F
(-15.8°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1964
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1921
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
-4.4°F
(-20.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-18.3°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1964
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1973
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
-4.1°F
(-20.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-19.7°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1964
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
-5.7°F
(-20.9°C)
-4.2°F
(-20.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1925
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1973, 1980
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
-4.1°F
(-20.1°C)
-3.6°F
(-19.8°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1922, 1930
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
-2.7°F
(-19.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-18.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1959
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
1.3°F
(-17.1°C)
2.5°F
(-16.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
4.9°F
(-15.1°C)
6.2°F
(-14.3°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
8.0°F
(-13.3°C)
9.2°F
(-12.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Ties: 1953, 1985
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
10.1°F
(-12.2°C)
11.5°F
(-11.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1976
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2018
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
5.6°F
(-14.7°C)
6.2°F
(-14.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018, 2019
Ties: 1951
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
11.2°F
(-11.6°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1963 2018
Ties: 1944
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
10.5°F
(-11.9°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1966, 1977
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1987, 1991
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
9.1°F
(-12.7°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1977
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 1948, 1965
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
8.7°F
(-12.9°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-2.6°F
(-1.4°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1958, 1968, 1972, 1976
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1974 2019
Ties: 1949, 1974

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