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Anchorage May 2015


Anchorage's mean monthly temperature for May was 49.9°F, 2.1°F above the long-term mean of 47.8°F. The highest temperature for the month was 72°F on the 31st, while the coldest was 33°F, occurring four times during the month: on the 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 6th.

The precipitation for the month was just 0.46", 0.26" below average. No snowfall was observed; the long term normal is a low 0.3". The mean wind speed was 6.2 mph, while the highest wind speed was 45 mph from a southeasterly direction on the 15th.