Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
9.8°F
(-12.3°C)
3.7°F
(-15.7°C)
6.1°F
(3.4°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1942
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2017
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
7.6°F
(-13.6°C)
7.8°F
(-13.4°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.2°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1956
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1989, 2010
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
11.9°F
(-11.2°C)
13.6°F
(-10.2°C)
-1.7°F
(-1.0°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1977 1956
72nd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
18.9°F
(-7.3°C)
20.4°F
(-6.4°C)
-1.5°F
(-0.9°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1956
73rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1980, 2008
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
25.1°F
(-3.8°C)
26.2°F
(-3.2°C)
-1.1°F
(-0.6°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1956
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1971
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
30.0°F
(-1.1°C)
30.6°F
(-0.8°C)
-0.6°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1956
64th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2002
Ties: 1958
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
32.9°F
(0.5°C)
33.3°F
(0.7°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
33rd Coolest Coolest since: 1980 1956
63rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017, 2019
Ties: 1954
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
33.8°F
(1.0°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
39th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1956
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1941
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
32.8°F
(0.4°C)
32.7°F
(0.4°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1955, 1956
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1960, 1962
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
30.9°F
(-0.6°C)
30.5°F
(-0.8°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
49th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 2006
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
28.9°F
(-1.7°C)
28.1°F
(-2.2°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
43rd Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1953
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
27.1°F
(-2.7°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1943, 1967
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
28.6°F
(-1.9°C)
27.5°F
(-2.5°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
66th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1956
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1937, 1958, 2000
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
27.3°F
(-2.6°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1956
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2019
Ties: 1929, 1944
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
27.2°F
(-2.7°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.2°F
(0.6°C)
73rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1956
21st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2016
Ties: 1998
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
27.0°F
(-2.8°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
1.0°F
(0.5°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1974
26th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2019
Ties: 1940, 1942, 1983, 1994, 2001
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
26.6°F
(-3.0°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.7°F
(0.4°C)
51st Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1975
41st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1984, 1985, 1987, 2013

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/