Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1941 1964
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2015
Ties: 2007, 2018
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1985
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1972
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1994
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
21.2°F
(-6.0°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1972
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1969, 2020
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
15.2°F
(-9.3°C)
15.7°F
(-9.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1971
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1934, 1950, 1992, 2006
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
11.1°F
(-11.6°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
11th Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1949
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
10.4°F
(-12.0°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1966
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
12.5°F
(-10.8°C)
14.9°F
(-9.5°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
10th Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
16.0°F
(-8.9°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1971
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1946
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
19.5°F
(-6.9°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1971
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1959
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
22.5°F
(-5.3°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1971
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1962, 1965
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1971
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016, 2019
Ties: 1957, 1965
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1972
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016, 2019
Ties: 1990, 1993
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1972
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1931, 1959, 2010
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1973
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 1940, 1944, 2000
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1974
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1929, 1945, 1994, 1995, 1998
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1940 1975
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1980, 1995, 1997, 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/