Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1964
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1956, 1967
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016
Ties: 1988
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1972
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2019
Ties: 1989
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
19.0°F
(-7.2°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1972
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1968, 1973
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
14.5°F
(-9.7°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1933 1971
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1939
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
12.8°F
(-10.7°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1971
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Ties: 1962, 1969
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
13.4°F
(-10.3°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1972
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
15.6°F
(-9.1°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1971
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 1948, 1986, 1995, 1996
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
18.7°F
(-7.4°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1971
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
20.9°F
(-6.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1971
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1968
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1971
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1983
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1971
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016, 2019
Ties: 1953, 2000
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1972
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2016, 2019
Ties: 1932, 1939, 1997
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1972
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2019
Ties: 1939
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1973
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2016
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1974
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2019
Ties: 1930, 1931, 1939, 1970
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1975
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1932 2019
Ties: 1947

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 23, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/