Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
37.5°F
(3.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1964
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2015
Ties: 1968
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
30.8°F
(-0.7°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1985
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1932, 1947
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1935, 1999
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
19.0°F
(-7.2°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1938, 1968
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
14.0°F
(-10.0°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1971
76th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1955
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
12.5°F
(-10.8°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1971
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
12.7°F
(-10.7°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972
68th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1969, 1982
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
14.5°F
(-9.7°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1971
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1982, 1992
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
17.2°F
(-8.2°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1971
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1982, 1984, 1989
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
20.6°F
(-6.3°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1971
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1971
59th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1967
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1971
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016, 2019
Ties: 1997
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
19.8°F
(-6.8°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016, 2019
Ties: 1933, 1934, 1957
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-1.8°F
(-1.0°C)
7th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1972
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1966
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1973
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2016
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1972 1974
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019
Ties: 1957, 1972
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1975
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1972 2019

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  • 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/