Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, May 2021

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 2021
1-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
37.8°F
(3.2°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1964
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2015
Ties: 1996, 2009
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
32.2°F
(0.1°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1985
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Ties: 1958, 2009, 2012
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
24.5°F
(-4.2°C)
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1972
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1947, 1968, 1984
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1972
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
17.0°F
(-8.3°C)
15.8°F
(-9.0°C)
1.2°F
(0.7°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1971
41st Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
16.0°F
(-8.9°C)
13.8°F
(-10.1°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1971
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Ties: 1944, 1986, 2004
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
15.7°F
(-9.1°C)
13.4°F
(-10.3°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1972
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
17.4°F
(-8.1°C)
15.0°F
(-9.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1971
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
20.1°F
(-6.6°C)
17.8°F
(-7.9°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1971
20th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1970, 1988
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2020 1971
16th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1941, 1944, 1987
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1971
18th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1941, 1987, 1988, 2004
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1971
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016, 2019
Ties: 1944, 1958, 2004
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
21.9°F
(-5.6°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1972
28th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016, 2019
Ties: 2008, 2022
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1972
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1973
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
3.9°F
(2.2°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1974
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1975
4th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 18, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/