Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
7.7°F
(-13.5°C)
3.7°F
(-15.7°C)
4.0°F
(2.2°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1942
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2017
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
12.2°F
(-11.0°C)
7.7°F
(-13.5°C)
4.5°F
(2.5°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2002
Ties: 1976
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
19.2°F
(-7.1°C)
13.6°F
(-10.2°C)
5.6°F
(3.1°C)
93rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
5th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 1993, 2000
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
25.0°F
(-3.9°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
4.7°F
(2.6°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
3.8°F
(2.1°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
6th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2007
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
33.6°F
(0.9°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
3.0°F
(1.7°C)
89th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
9th Warmest Warmest to Date 2002
Ties: 2020
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2017, 2019
Ties: 1943
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2019
Ties: 1940, 1997
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
35.0°F
(1.7°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1955, 1956
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2019
Ties: 1997
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2019
Ties: 1957, 1969, 1978
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1934 2019
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
54th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1956
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1962, 1989, 2009
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1929 2019
Ties: 1929, 1941, 1977, 1994, 2021
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
64th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1929 2019
Ties: 1940, 1980, 1995, 2021
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1956
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2016
Ties: 1945
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1974
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2019
Ties: 1928, 1987
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.5°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1975
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1930 2019
Ties: 1979

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/