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Anchorage, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
21.0°F
(-6.1°C)
17.9°F
(-7.8°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 2012
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1981
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
20.6°F
(-6.3°C)
18.6°F
(-7.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1969
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
20.1°F
(-6.6°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 1977
Ties: 1958, 2008
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
23.9°F
(-4.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2003
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
29.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2003
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
35.5°F
(1.9°C)
33.7°F
(0.9°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2003, 2019
Ties: 1985, 2008
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
37.3°F
(2.9°C)
1.3°F
(0.8°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
39.7°F
(4.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
40.9°F
(4.9°C)
40.3°F
(4.6°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1955
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1973
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2020
Ties: 1961, 1980
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1973
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 1961, 1981
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
36.3°F
(2.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1973
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2020
Ties: 2007
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1973
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1961 2020
Ties: 2001
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1974
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 2001, 2002
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1975
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2020
Ties: 1960, 1971, 1992
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
36.8°F
(2.7°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1976
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1964 2020
Ties: 1964, 2012

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