Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
36.5°F
(2.5°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1964
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1934
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.7°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1964 1985
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1927
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
16.8°F
(-8.4°C)
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
-7.2°F
(-4.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
12.1°F
(-11.1°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
-7.1°F
(-4.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
8.8°F
(-12.9°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
-7.0°F
(-3.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
8.0°F
(-13.3°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
-5.8°F
(-3.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
8.1°F
(-13.3°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
-5.4°F
(-3.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
10.1°F
(-12.2°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
13.4°F
(-10.3°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
-4.4°F
(-2.4°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
16.9°F
(-8.4°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
20.1°F
(-6.6°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
-3.8°F
(-2.1°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016, 2019
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
17.3°F
(-8.2°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-4.6°F
(-2.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016, 2019
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-3.9°F
(-2.2°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1973
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1957 1974
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1957, 1973
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1975
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/