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May Weather In Fairbanks  
May Fairbanks Weather
Record High: 89°F
Normal High: 61°F
Normal Low: 37°F
Record Low: -1°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 0.6"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 0.78"
Avg Monthly Snow: 0.9"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 9.4"

Fairbanks Weather In May

The highest recorded temperature for Fairbanks for the past 59 years in May was 89 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently encountered on May 5, 1960, while the normal high temperature is 61. The lowest documented temperature for Fairbanks for the past 59 years in May was -1 registered on May 7, 1964, while the standard low daily temperature for the month is 37.

United States National Weather Service historical Fairbanks May weather data indicates that on May 21, 1964, the measured high temperature did not exceed 19 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Fairbanks in the past 59 years. The Weather Service additionally indicates that on May 24, 1960, the low for the day did not drop below 60 degrees, the highest low recorded in Fairbanks in the last 59 years.

According to the National Weather Service, the high temperature in Fairbanks in May on the first day of the month averages 53 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 67 degrees. The daily low temperature in Fairbanks on May First averages 33 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of May averages 45 degrees.

Fairbanks usually receives an average of 0.6 inches of rain during May. May Fairbanks Weather records show that on May 12, 1992 Fairbanks received 0.78 inches of rain, the most rain measured in a single day in May. Fairbanks averages 0.9 inches of snow in May.On May 12, 1992 Fairbanks received 9.4 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in May.