Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1964
17th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 1979
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
6.3°F
(3.5°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1985
2nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1972
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2019
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
4.6°F
(2.5°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1972
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
20.9°F
(-6.2°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
5.1°F
(2.8°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1971
8th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
18.8°F
(-7.3°C)
13.7°F
(-10.2°C)
5.1°F
(2.9°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1971
8th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
16.8°F
(-8.4°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1972
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016
Ties: 1977, 1987
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
17.6°F
(-8.0°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1971
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016
Ties: 1941, 1993
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
20.0°F
(-6.7°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1971
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2019
Ties: 2010, 2020
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1971
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2019
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1971
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2019
Ties: 1945
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1971
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016, 2019
Ties: 1970, 1979
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1972
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2016, 2019
Ties: 1989, 1999
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1972
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1927 2019
Ties: 1987, 1999
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1973
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2016
Ties: 1943, 1944, 2000
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1974
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1929 2019
Ties: 2002, 2010
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1975
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2019
Ties: 1987, 1992

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/