Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
10.6°F
(-11.9°C)
3.7°F
(-15.7°C)
6.9°F
(3.8°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 2019 1942
14th Warmest Warmest since: 2017 2017
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
12.5°F
(-10.8°C)
7.7°F
(-13.5°C)
4.8°F
(2.7°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1956
19th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2002
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
18.0°F
(-7.8°C)
13.6°F
(-10.2°C)
4.4°F
(2.4°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1956
15th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2002
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1956
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2002
Ties: 1937, 2000, 2015
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1956
8th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2002
Ties: 2004
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1956
9th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2002
Ties: 1938
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
36.0°F
(2.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
87th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1956
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2017, 2019
Ties: 1926, 2015, 2016
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
36.9°F
(2.7°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1956
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1955, 1956
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
33.5°F
(0.8°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1956
12th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
2.5°F
(1.4°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1956
17th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1978
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1956
25th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1944, 1987
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
30.1°F
(-1.1°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
2.6°F
(1.4°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1956
11th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
91st Coolest Coolest since: 2018 1956
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2018
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
4.1°F
(2.3°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1956
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2016
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
3.9°F
(2.1°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1974
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
4.3°F
(2.4°C)
90th Coolest Coolest since: 2017 1975
3rd Warmest Warmest since: 2019 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/