Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
43.0°F
(6.1°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
5.2°F
(2.9°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1964
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2015
Ties: 2019
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1985
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
5.8°F
(3.2°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1972
4th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 1993
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
5.4°F
(3.0°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1972
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
23.7°F
(-4.6°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
7.9°F
(4.4°C)
94th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1971
3rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
18.5°F
(-7.5°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1971
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2016
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
18.1°F
(-7.7°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
4.6°F
(2.6°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1972
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
19.4°F
(-7.0°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1971
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
21.6°F
(-5.8°C)
17.9°F
(-7.8°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1971
9th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2019
Ties: 2005
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1971
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2019
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1971
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2019
Ties: 1998
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1971
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016, 2019
Ties: 2020
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
24.1°F
(-4.4°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1972
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1980 2016, 2019
Ties: 1980
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1972
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1973
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1974
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1975
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 9, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/