Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1964
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2015
Ties: 1947, 2003
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1985
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1963
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
24.8°F
(-4.0°C)
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1972
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2019
Ties: 1934, 1953
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
20.7°F
(-6.3°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1972
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2019
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
18.3°F
(-7.6°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 2004
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
16.8°F
(-8.4°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1972
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1940, 1977
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
18.0°F
(-7.8°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1942, 1994
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
20.6°F
(-6.3°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
2.8°F
(1.6°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1942, 1980
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1941, 1944, 2021
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1941, 1988, 2004, 2021
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1971
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016, 2019
Ties: 1941, 1977
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1972
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016, 2019
Ties: 1978, 1979
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1972
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1940, 1999
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1973
36th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1945, 1983, 2012
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1974
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 2012, 2013
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1975
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1940, 1992

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/