Temperatures continued their monthly flip-flop from above normal to below normal.
Alaska Statewide Climate Summary
In contrast to the beginning of this year, which observed mostly above normal temperatures, March 2013 was colder than normal.
In contrast to March, which recorded below normal temperatures, April 2012 was seasonably too warm.
Winter lingered across Alaska in April with seasonably colder than normal temperatures reported at all 20 first order stations.
In contrast to April, a month that recorded above normal temperatures, May 2012 was seasonably too cold.