Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1964
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2015
Ties: 1940
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1985
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 2003, 2018
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1972
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
18.2°F
(-7.7°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.6°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1972
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1986
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
15.6°F
(-9.1°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1972
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
16.8°F
(-8.4°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
17.9°F
(-7.8°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
22.9°F
(-5.1°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 2010
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
68th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016, 2019
Ties: 1940, 1970
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1972
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016, 2019
Ties: 1978, 1987
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1972
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1995, 2011
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1973
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1974
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1991, 2000
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1975
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1932, 2013

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/