Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Anchorage, AK

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
549 AM AKDT MON JUN 1 2015

...MAY 2015 CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR ANCHORAGE...

MAY 2015 TIED MAY 1979 FOR THE 5TH WARMEST MAY ON RECORD AT
ANCHORAGE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
50.2 DEGREES. THE NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN MAY IS 47.8
DEGREES. MAY 2014 WAS THE WARMEST MAY ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 52.5 DEGREES. 1993...1981...AND 2005 ARE THE OTHER
YEARS THAT HAD WARMER MAY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES THAN MAY 2015.

THE WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 31ST
AT 72 DEGREES.

THE COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OCCURRED ON THE
1ST...THE 2ND...THE 4TH...AND THE 6TH... ALL REACHING 33 DEGREES.
ONLY 11 OTHER MAYS SAW THE LOW TEMPERATURE NEVER REACH THE
FREEZING MARK DURING THE MONTH.

0.55 INCHES OF RAIN FELL DURING THE MONTH AT ANCHORAGE
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THE NORMAL MONTHLY PRECIPITATION FOR MAY
IS 0.72 INCHES. MAY 2015 WAS THE 31ST WETTEST MAY ON RECORD.

NO SNOWFALL WAS RECORDED DURING THE MONTH.

NO DAILY TEMPERATURE NOR PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET DURING
THE MONTH.

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