Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
41.0°F
(5.0°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1964
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2015
Ties: 1960
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
3.7°F
(2.0°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1985
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
25.4°F
(-3.7°C)
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1994 1972
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1972
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1993 2019
Ties: 1941, 1989
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
18.2°F
(-7.7°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1971
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
15.3°F
(-9.3°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1971
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1995 2016
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
14.8°F
(-9.6°C)
13.5°F
(-10.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1996 1972
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1994 2016
Ties: 1935, 2011
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
15.1°F
(-9.4°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1971
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Ties: 1985
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
17.5°F
(-8.1°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1971
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
20.5°F
(-6.4°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1989 1971
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1989
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
23.5°F
(-4.7°C)
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1971
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1971
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016, 2019
Ties: 1973
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1972
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016, 2019
Ties: 1932, 1938, 1939
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1972
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1944, 1958, 1970, 1991, 2009
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1992 1973
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2016
Ties: 1970, 2009
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1993 1974
30th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1988, 1989, 1990, 2011, 2014
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1995 1975
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1996 2019
Ties: 1943, 1980, 1995, 2011

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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 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/