Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
7.3°F
(-13.7°C)
3.7°F
(-15.7°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1942
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
7.8°F
(-13.4°C)
3.6°F
(2.0°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2002
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
16.9°F
(-8.4°C)
13.6°F
(-10.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2002
Ties: 1979
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
23.0°F
(-5.0°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2002
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
28.5°F
(-1.9°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2002
Ties: 1976
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
20th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2002
Ties: 2000
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1978, 1997, 2000
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
35.9°F
(2.2°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2017
Ties: 1938, 1997
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
35.6°F
(2.0°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1955, 1956
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2017
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
2.7°F
(1.5°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
31.0°F
(-0.6°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
11th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016
Ties: 1998
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
3.2°F
(1.7°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016
Ties: 1981, 2005
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1.7°F
(0.9°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016
Ties: 1987
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1938, 1980, 1995
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1956
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1928 2016
Ties: 1928, 1987, 1999
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1974
25th Warmest Warmest since: 1929 2017, 2018
Ties: 1942, 1983, 1988, 1994, 2001
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1975
26th Warmest Warmest to Date 2018
Ties: 1945, 1989, 2011

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/