Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
51.7°F
(10.9°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2004
Ties: 1926, 1976
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1969
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2004
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
51.3°F
(10.7°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949, 1955, 1965
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2004
Ties: 1950, 1987
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
47.6°F
(8.7°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1968 2004
Ties: 1967, 1974, 2006
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
41.1°F
(5.1°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.7°C)
13th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1949
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2004
Ties: 1975, 1982
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
34.0°F
(1.1°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971, 1972
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1971
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
-4.1°F
(-2.3°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
21.1°F
(-6.1°C)
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
-3.5°F
(-2.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
21.3°F
(-5.9°C)
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
22.9°F
(-5.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
-3.2°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
22.4°F
(-5.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-3.6°F
(-2.0°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
24.0°F
(-4.4°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1966 1973
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1956, 1966
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
24.2°F
(-4.3°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-1.7°F
(-0.9°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1974
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1976
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1975
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 20, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/