Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of December 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, December 2021

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 2021
1-Month
6.6°F
(-14.1°C)
3.7°F
(-15.7°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1942
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017
Ties: 1973
Nov–Dec 2021
2-Month
5.5°F
(-14.7°C)
7.7°F
(-13.5°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.2°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1956
74th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002
Oct–Dec 2021
3-Month
13.0°F
(-10.6°C)
13.7°F
(-10.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1956
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002
Ties: 1963
Sep–Dec 2021
4-Month
19.6°F
(-6.9°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1956
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002
Aug–Dec 2021
5-Month
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1956
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002
Ties: 1959
Jul–Dec 2021
6-Month
30.2°F
(-1.0°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1956
64th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2002
Ties: 1954, 1977
Jun–Dec 2021
7-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1956
60th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2017, 2019
Ties: 1982
May–Dec 2021
8-Month
34.1°F
(1.2°C)
33.9°F
(1.1°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1956
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1962
Apr–Dec 2021
9-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
44th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1955, 1956
54th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1952, 1958
Mar–Dec 2021
10-Month
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
30.4°F
(-0.9°C)
0.1°F
(0.1°C)
40th Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1956
58th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Feb–Dec 2021
11-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1956
66th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1950, 1990
Jan–Dec 2021
12-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
43rd Coolest Coolest since: 2012 1956
55th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1934, 1936, 1980, 2006
Jul 2020–Dec 2021
18-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1956
24th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1929, 1938, 1941, 1977, 1994
Jan 2020–Dec 2021
24-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 2013 1956
37th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Ties: 1927, 1989
Jan 2019–Dec 2021
36-Month
28.7°F
(-1.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
86th Coolest Coolest since: 2014 1956
10th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2016
Jan 2018–Dec 2021
48-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
3.2°F
(1.8°C)
88th Coolest Coolest since: 2015 1974
7th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019
Jan 2017–Dec 2021
60-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 2016 1975
5th Warmest Warmest since: 2020 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/