Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1964
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2015
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1985
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.8°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1972
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1956
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
17.6°F
(-8.0°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1972
70th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2019
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
12.6°F
(-10.8°C)
15.7°F
(-9.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1971
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Ties: 1999
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1971
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
11.1°F
(-11.6°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1972
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Ties: 1946
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
13.1°F
(-10.5°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1971
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Ties: 1959, 1965
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
16.2°F
(-8.8°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1971
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
20th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1971
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1952
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
22.9°F
(-5.1°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1971
74th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1936, 1955, 2009, 2013
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1971
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016, 2019
Ties: 1936, 1952, 1955, 1959, 2009
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
20.9°F
(-6.2°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1972
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016, 2019
Ties: 1948
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1972
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1964
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1973
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 2016
Ties: 1967
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
17th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1974
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2019
Ties: 1959
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1975
82nd Warmest Warmest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1936, 1968

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/