Near Record Warm Spring at Utqiaġvik (Barrow)

May 2018

The average temperature for March through May at Utqiaġvik (Barrow) was 8.9°F (-12.8°C), This is more than five degrees (F) above normal and makes this the third mildest spring in the past 98 years. The only milder springs were in 1998 and 2016. 

Latitude: 
71.28
Longitude: 
-156.62
Kind: 
High Temperatures
Interval: 
Seasonal and Longer

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