Warmest Year of Record at Barrow

Utqiaġvik (Barrow) Average Annual Temperature, 1921–2016

Utqiaġvik (Barrow) Average Annual Temperature, 1921–2016

December 2016

The average temperature at Utqiaġvik (Barrow) for 2016 was 18.9°F (-7.3°C). This is more than 7°F (4°C) above normal, and by far the warmest calendar year of record. The previous warmest year was 1998, when the average temperature was 16.9°F (-8.4°C). Climate readings have been made almost continuously at Utqiaġvik (Barrow) since the autumn of 1920. 

Latitude: 
71.28
Longitude: 
-156.66
Kind: 
High Temperatures
Interval: 
Daily