Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2018)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
4.2°F
(-15.4°C)
3.7°F
(-15.7°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1942
54th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1937
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
8.2°F
(-13.2°C)
7.7°F
(-13.5°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1956
49th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2002
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
15.5°F
(-9.2°C)
13.6°F
(-10.2°C)
1.9°F
(1.0°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1956
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2002
Ties: 2005
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
21.3°F
(-5.9°C)
20.3°F
(-6.5°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1956
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2002
Ties: 1983
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
55th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1956
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2002
Ties: 1928, 1951, 1972
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
31.7°F
(-0.2°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1956
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2002
Ties: 1998
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
34.2°F
(1.2°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1956
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1947
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
34.7°F
(1.5°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1956
38th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Ties: 1947, 1953, 1960
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
33.4°F
(0.8°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1955, 1956
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2017
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
31.4°F
(-0.3°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
60th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
35th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1950
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
28.2°F
(-2.1°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
63rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
32nd Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1944
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
27.6°F
(-2.4°C)
1.6°F
(0.8°C)
76th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1940
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
70th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2016
Ties: 1943, 1982, 2007, 2011
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
26.9°F
(-2.8°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.0°F
(0.6°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2016
Ties: 1928, 1940, 1999
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1974
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2017, 2018
Ties: 1928, 1938
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1975
40th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1984, 1985, 1988, 2013

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/