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Anchorage, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
13.1°F
(-10.5°C)
19.7°F
(-6.8°C)
-6.6°F
(-3.7°C)
16th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1980
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 1986
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
17.6°F
(-8.0°C)
21.3°F
(-5.9°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1955
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
22.6°F
(-5.2°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
-3.5°F
(-1.9°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1961
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2002
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1955, 1956, 1961
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2018
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
37.0°F
(2.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1955, 1961
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1958
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
15th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1961
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 2008
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
40.4°F
(4.7°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1955
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1970
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1955
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Ties: 1968
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1955
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
37.1°F
(2.8°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.4°C)
6th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1955
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1971
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-4.5°F
(-2.5°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1956
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-5.0°F
(-2.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1956
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
38.7°F
(3.7°C)
-4.2°F
(-2.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1956
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-4.9°F
(-2.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1956
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
4th Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1973
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1974
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1974
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-2.7°F
(-1.5°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1975
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1965

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/