Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
-2.7°F
(-19.3°C)
3.7°F
(-15.7°C)
-6.4°F
(-3.6°C)
12th Coolest Coolest since: 1968 1942
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2017
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
9.9°F
(-12.3°C)
7.7°F
(-13.5°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
34th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
16.9°F
(-8.4°C)
13.6°F
(-10.2°C)
3.3°F
(1.8°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1940
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
23.3°F
(-4.8°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
2.9°F
(1.6°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
19th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1929
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
3.0°F
(1.6°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
10th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1943, 1978
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
33.2°F
(0.7°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
2.6°F
(1.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
12th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2002
Ties: 1978, 2015
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
35.4°F
(1.9°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
2.1°F
(1.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
36.1°F
(2.3°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
2.3°F
(1.3°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1943
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
34.9°F
(1.6°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
2.2°F
(1.2°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1955, 1956
15th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2017
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
2.3°F
(1.2°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2016
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
33rd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 2006, 2009
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1929
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
29.5°F
(-1.4°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
13th Warmest Warmest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1978
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
28.3°F
(-2.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
2.4°F
(1.3°C)
84th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
10th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 1998
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
82nd Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1956
11th Warmest Warmest to Date 2016
Ties: 2007
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.4°F
(0.7°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1974
14th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2017, 2018
Ties: 1998
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1978 1975
46th Warmest Warmest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 1938

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2019, retrieved on June 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/