Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1964
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2015
Ties: 1954
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
2.4°F
(1.4°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1985
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1983, 1994
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1972
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
22.5°F
(-5.3°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1972
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1970, 2014
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
15.7°F
(-9.1°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1971
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
17.1°F
(-8.3°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1971
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
15.3°F
(-9.3°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1963, 1970
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1935
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
19.5°F
(-6.9°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1929
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
25.8°F
(-3.4°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1958
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016, 2019
Ties: 2008
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1972
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016, 2019
Ties: 1979, 1987
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1972
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2019
Ties: 1980, 1988, 1994, 2002
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1973
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Ties: 1929
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1974
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.4°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1975
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1955, 1971

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