June 28, 2010
The average May temperature in Ketchikan was 50.1 degrees Fahrenheit, 1.6 F above normal. A high of 77 F was recorded on May 28. On May 14, the month's low of 35 F occurred. Precipitation during the month was measured at 2.12 inches, only 24 percent of normal for the month. The highest one-day total was 1.21 inches on May 12.
Juneau had the seventh-warmest May on record. The mean monthly temperature was 50.7 degrees Fahrenheit, 2.8 degrees above normal for the month. The high temperature was 80 F on May 27. The low was recorded at 29 F on May 3. Although Juneau set a precipitation record of 0.56 inches for May 15 (the old record was 0.55 inches in 1964), this was nevertheless the fourth-driest May on record, with a total of only 1.25 inches, just 24
This information consists of preliminary climatological data compiled by the Alaska Climate Research Center, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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