Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1935 1964
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 2000
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1985
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1950, 1956, 1961
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
22.3°F
(-5.4°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1972
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
18.5°F
(-7.5°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1972
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1945
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
14.5°F
(-9.7°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
-1.3°F
(-0.7°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1971
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1938
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
13.3°F
(-10.4°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1971
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1972
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 1960, 1961, 1967
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
16.2°F
(-8.8°C)
14.9°F
(-9.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1971
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016
Ties: 2008
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
17.9°F
(-7.8°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1971
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1993
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1971
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1993, 2022
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
24.9°F
(-3.9°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1971
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1935, 1996
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1971
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1935 2016, 2019
Ties: 1931, 2007
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1972
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016, 2019
Ties: 1932, 1938, 1997
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1972
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1938
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
26.7°F
(-2.9°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1973
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2016
Ties: 1990, 2011
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1974
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1930, 1931, 1938, 1970
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1975
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2019
Ties: 1931, 1985, 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/