Juneau May 2012

InJuneau , the average temperature was 44.7°F, a substantial -3.9°F below the long term mean. The maximum temperatures for the month (59°F) occurred on the 24th this value is lower than the maximum temperature observed in April and it was the 8thcoldest May in terms of the daily maximum temperature ever observed in Juneau. One has to go back to 1955 to find a May with a lower average maximum temperature. The minimum temperature (35°F) was recorded on the 15thof May. However, no new daily extremes were observed.

Anchorage May 2012

Anchorage recorded an average temperature in May of 45.5°F, 2.3°F below the normal of 47.8°F. It is also the first month of this year, when the temperature was lower than for Fairbanks. The more maritime climate of Anchorage has warmer temperatures in winter, but lower temperatures in summer when compared to the more continental climate of Interior Alaska. The maximum temperature of the month occurred on the 23rdwith 65°F, while a minimum temperature of 27°F was observed on the 3rdof May. For the whole month the temperature followed the expected trend fairly closely.

Big Delta May 2012

InBig Delta the mean May temperature was 45.0°F, 2.6°F° below the long term mean. The highest monthly temperatures of 67°F was observed on the 22nd, while the minimum temperature (18°F) occurred on the 3rd. As for Fairbanks, the temperature, while being below normal, followed fairly closely the expected trend for May. And no new daily records were observed.
Precipitation in March was reported as 1.30" water-equivalent, 44% above the expected amount of 0.90".

Fairbanks May 2012

InFairbanks the average May temperature was 47.9°F, 1.3°F below the long term mean. The high temperature for the month was 71°F on the 22ndof May, while the low temperature for the month was 18°F observed on the 3rd. The temperature followed fairly closely the expected trend for the month and no new extremes were reported.

Kodiak April 2012

Kodiak's average temperature of 39.5°F in April was 1.9°F above the long term mean. The highest temperature measured was 59°F on the 25th, while the low temperature of 28°F occurred on the 3rd, 4thand 7th. The maximum temperature of the 25threpresents a new maximum for this day, surpassing the old maximum of 57°F set in 1990. Furthermore, the temperature of 56°F on the 20this also a new daily maximum. The old record of 55°F was originally set way back in 1936.

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