Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
52.8°F
(11.6°C)
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
3.3°F
(1.9°C)
92nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1969
5th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2004
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1969
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2004
Ties: 2013, 2017
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
51.6°F
(10.9°C)
50.5°F
(10.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1949, 1955, 1965
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2004
Ties: 1992, 2009
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
48.9°F
(9.4°C)
47.3°F
(8.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1965
17th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2004
Ties: 2013
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
44.2°F
(6.8°C)
42.5°F
(5.8°C)
1.7°F
(1.0°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1949
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1957 2004
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
39.2°F
(4.0°C)
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
2.0°F
(1.1°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1958 2019
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
32.5°F
(0.3°C)
32.6°F
(0.3°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971, 1972
56th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1931
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
28.8°F
(-1.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1929, 1967
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.9°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1971
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1944, 1995, 2007
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
24.6°F
(-4.1°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
69th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1971
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 1993, 2007
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
31.3°F
(-0.4°C)
29.7°F
(-1.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1972
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1977, 1988
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.5°F
(0.8°C)
72nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1972
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
27.8°F
(-2.3°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.1°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1973
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1942 2016
Ties: 2007
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
26.8°F
(-2.9°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.8°F
(0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1974
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2019
Ties: 1940, 1999, 2011
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1975
51st Warmest Warmest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on May 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/