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Maps: May 2018

Departure from normal (where normal is 1981 - 2010) maps of temperature and precipitation for selected stations around the state of Alaska.

  • Temperature: shades of blue indicate cooler than normal while shades of yellow and red indicate warmer than normal.
  • Precipitation: shades of purple indicate drier than normal while shades of green indicate wetter than normal.
temp departure map
Monthly mean temperature departure from normal, May 2018.
precip departure map
Monthly precipitation sums expressed as percent of
normal (1981-2010), May 2018.