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Anchorage, Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
16.2°F
(-8.8°C)
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1980
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 1969, 1986
Ties: 1994, 2016
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
21.3°F
(-5.9°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
28th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1955
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2002
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1961
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2002
Ties: 2010
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
31.2°F
(-0.4°C)
31.8°F
(-0.1°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1955, 1956, 1961
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2018
Ties: 1953
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
27th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1961
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
40.7°F
(4.8°C)
-0.9°F
(-0.5°C)
25th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1961
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1983, 1998
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
42.0°F
(5.6°C)
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.4°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1955
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1965, 1999, 2011
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
43.3°F
(6.3°C)
43.6°F
(6.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1955
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1988, 2010
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
42.9°F
(6.1°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1955
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1976, 1988, 1998
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
41.9°F
(5.5°C)
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1971, 1972
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 2017
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
40.5°F
(4.7°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1972
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
40.0°F
(4.4°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1972
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Ties: 2003
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
39.4°F
(4.1°C)
38.6°F
(3.7°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
56th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1956
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 2001, 2002, 2010
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
38.4°F
(3.6°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1972
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1958, 1988
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
37.6°F
(3.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1973
12th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
38.3°F
(3.5°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1974
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
38.2°F
(3.4°C)
37.7°F
(3.2°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1975
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2019

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