Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
37.9°F
(3.3°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1964
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2015
Ties: 1938, 1967
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1985
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2016
Ties: 1939, 1950, 1961
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
22.7°F
(-5.2°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1972
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1951
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
16.4°F
(-8.7°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1955 1972
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2019
Ties: 1952, 1976
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
11.8°F
(-11.2°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1925 1971
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
9.8°F
(-12.3°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
-4.0°F
(-2.2°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
8.7°F
(-12.9°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
-4.8°F
(-2.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
10.4°F
(-12.0°C)
14.9°F
(-9.5°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
13.7°F
(-10.2°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
17.1°F
(-8.3°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1971
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016, 2019
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
18.4°F
(-7.6°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016, 2019
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1934 1973
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2016
Ties: 1934
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1952 1974
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1952, 1966, 1977
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1975
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1955 2019
Ties: 1950, 1957, 1966

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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/