Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
25.5°F
(-3.6°C)
1.8°F
(1.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1996
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2013
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
33.0°F
(0.6°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1992
58th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1932, 1962, 1967, 2012
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
38.5°F
(3.6°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1996
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2018
Ties: 1941
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
43.2°F
(6.2°C)
42.1°F
(5.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2019
Ties: 1949, 2014
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
44.0°F
(6.7°C)
43.5°F
(6.4°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1970
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1953, 1962, 1964, 1999
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
42.8°F
(6.0°C)
42.6°F
(5.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1965, 1970
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2019
Ties: 1941, 1967, 1974, 1981
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
38.8°F
(3.8°C)
39.8°F
(4.3°C)
-1.0°F
(-0.5°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1985
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016, 2019
Ties: 1939, 1960
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
36.2°F
(2.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
29.8°F
(-1.2°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
-3.3°F
(-1.8°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
95th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1971
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
23.1°F
(-4.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1956
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2016
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
31.5°F
(-0.3°C)
-2.4°F
(-1.3°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest since: 1971 1956, 1971
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2019
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
22.8°F
(-5.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1972
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
23.8°F
(-4.6°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-2.1°F
(-1.2°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1973
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1956
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
24.3°F
(-4.3°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-1.6°F
(-0.9°C)
5th Coolest Coolest to Date 1974
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
5th Coolest Coolest since: 1956 1975
87th Warmest Warmest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1956

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/