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May Anchorage Weather 
May Anchorage Weather
Record High: 77°F
Normal High: 55°F
Normal Low: 39°F
Record Low: 17°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 0.7"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 0.97"
Avg Monthly Snow: 0.5"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 5"

Anchorage Weather In May

The highest recorded temperature for Anchorage for the past 57 years in May was 77 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on May 18, 2002, while the average high temperature is 55. The lowest measured temperature in Anchorage for the last 57 years in May was 17 measured on May 22, 1964, and the mean daily low in the month is 39.

According to National Weather Service historical Anchorage May Weather data, on May 21, 1964, the high temperature did not exceed 27 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Anchorage in the past 57 years. NWS weather data additionally shows that on May 31, 1993, the lowest recorded temperature on that day did not drop below 56 degrees, the highest low measured in Anchorage in the last 57 years.

Weather Service historical data shows that the average daily high temperature in Anchorage on May First is 51 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of May is 59 degrees. The daily low temperature in Anchorage on May First averages 35 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of May averages 44 degrees.

Anchorage usually receives an average of 0.7 inches of rain during May. May Anchorage Weather records show that on May 30, 1980 Anchorage received 0.97 inches of rain, the most rain measured in a single day in May. Anchorage averages 0.5 inches of snow in May.On May 3, 2001 Anchorage received 5 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in May.