Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1964
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2015
Ties: 1994
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1985
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1938
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2019
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
22.0°F
(-5.6°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1934
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
19.1°F
(-7.2°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1971
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
16.6°F
(-8.6°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
16.0°F
(-8.9°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1972
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
2.8°F
(1.5°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016
Ties: 1977, 2004
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
20.1°F
(-6.6°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1970, 2021
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
23.2°F
(-4.9°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1958, 2004
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1971
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1941, 1987, 2004, 2021
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2016, 2019
Ties: 2010
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016, 2019
Ties: 2014
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1972
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1978, 1980, 1994, 2002
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1973
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2016
Ties: 1994
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1974
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2019
Ties: 1989, 1990, 1997, 2011, 2014
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1975
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1999, 2000

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/