Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1945 1964
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1937
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1985
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1931, 1946, 1962, 1965
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
-2.0°F
(-1.2°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1972
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1930
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
17.0°F
(-8.3°C)
19.1°F
(-7.2°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.1°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1946 1972
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1954
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
14.4°F
(-9.8°C)
15.7°F
(-9.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1971
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1971
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1960, 2009
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
14.3°F
(-9.8°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1972
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1968
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
15.6°F
(-9.1°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1971
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016
Ties: 1938, 1986, 1995, 1996
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
18.1°F
(-7.7°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1971
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1930, 1937, 1985
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1971
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1930, 1960, 1985, 1991
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1971
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1971
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2016, 2019
Ties: 1950, 1992
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
20.9°F
(-6.2°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1972
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2016, 2019
Ties: 1951
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
25.2°F
(-3.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1972
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1962, 2013
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1973
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1935
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1974
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1947 1975
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/