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Barrow, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1901-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 2001
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1979
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
10.6°F
(-11.9°C)
11.5°F
(-11.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1984
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1926, 1942, 1956
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
2.8°F
(-16.2°C)
3.4°F
(-15.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1964
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1903, 1926
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
-1.5°F
(-18.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-18.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1964
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2019
Ties: 1963, 1975, 2001, 2006
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
-3.3°F
(-19.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-19.7°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1964
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2019
Ties: 1944, 1950, 2001, 2009
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
-4.2°F
(-20.1°C)
-4.2°F
(-20.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1925
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2018
Ties: 1944
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
-4.4°F
(-20.2°C)
-3.6°F
(-19.8°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2018
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
-1.0°F
(-18.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-18.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
2.3°F
(-16.5°C)
2.5°F
(-16.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1993
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
5.9°F
(-14.5°C)
6.1°F
(-14.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2018
Ties: 1952
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
8.9°F
(-12.8°C)
9.2°F
(-12.7°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1942
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
11.0°F
(-11.7°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1976
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1922, 1928, 1942, 2002
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
5.4°F
(-14.8°C)
6.2°F
(-14.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018, 2019
Ties: 1931, 1978, 1987
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
11.1°F
(-11.6°C)
11.5°F
(-11.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1976
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2018
Ties: 1952, 2001
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
10.7°F
(-11.8°C)
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1966, 1977
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2019
Ties: 1953, 1990
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
10.6°F
(-11.9°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1977
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2019
Ties: 1991
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
9.9°F
(-12.3°C)
11.3°F
(-11.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1958, 1968, 1972, 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2019
Ties: 1951

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/