Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
10.2°F
(-12.1°C)
3.7°F
(-15.7°C)
6.5°F
(3.6°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1942
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 2009
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
13.6°F
(-10.2°C)
7.7°F
(-13.5°C)
5.9°F
(3.3°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1952 2002
Ties: 1952
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
17.1°F
(-8.3°C)
13.7°F
(-10.2°C)
3.4°F
(1.9°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
23.4°F
(-4.8°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2002
Ties: 1925
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2002
Ties: 1943, 1979
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2002
Ties: 1979, 2015
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
35.2°F
(1.8°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1940, 1997, 2000
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
35.7°F
(2.1°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1955, 1956
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2017
Ties: 1943, 1969
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
2.1°F
(1.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1969 2016
Ties: 1938, 1957, 1969
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
16th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2016
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
29.1°F
(-1.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
3.1°F
(1.7°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2016
Ties: 2003
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1926 2016
Ties: 1979
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
28.0°F
(-2.2°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2016
Ties: 1994
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1944 2016
Ties: 1944, 1993
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1974
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2017, 2018
Ties: 1946, 1970
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1975
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1970 2018
Ties: 1937, 1960, 1963, 1970

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