Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Average Temperature Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
9.2°F
(-12.7°C)
2.2°F
(-16.6°C)
7.0°F
(3.9°C)
77th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 2012
22nd Warmest Warmest since: 1937 1981
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
9.0°F
(-12.8°C)
3.0°F
(-16.1°C)
6.0°F
(3.3°C)
80th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1934
18th Warmest Warmest since: 1931 2001
Ties: 1926
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
7.5°F
(-13.6°C)
5.9°F
(-14.5°C)
1.6°F
(0.9°C)
61st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1943
37th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2001
Ties: 1998
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
11.4°F
(-11.4°C)
10.8°F
(-11.8°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1934
50th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2003
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
17.0°F
(-8.3°C)
16.7°F
(-8.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1934
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2003
Ties: 1996
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
22.1°F
(-5.5°C)
22.2°F
(-5.4°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1934
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2003
Ties: 1952
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
26.5°F
(-3.1°C)
-0.1°F
(0.0°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1934
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2003
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
29.2°F
(-1.6°C)
29.3°F
(-1.5°C)
-0.1°F
(-0.1°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1934
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2003
Ties: 1991, 2013
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
29.9°F
(-1.2°C)
30.3°F
(-0.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1934
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2003
Ties: 1973
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
29.4°F
(-1.4°C)
29.6°F
(-1.3°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1956
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2018
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
27.4°F
(-2.6°C)
27.9°F
(-2.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
32nd Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1956
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2016
Ties: 1936
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
25.7°F
(-3.5°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1956
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1964
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
25.3°F
(-3.7°C)
24.7°F
(-4.1°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
58th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1957, 1972
39th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1931, 1936, 1937, 1985, 1996
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1957
55th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017, 2020
Ties: 1931, 1939, 1984, 2009
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
26.1°F
(-3.3°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.1°F
(0.0°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1936 1957
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2017, 2018
Ties: 1997
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
26.4°F
(-3.1°C)
26.0°F
(-3.3°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
42nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1975
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1939, 1993
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
26.3°F
(-3.2°C)
25.9°F
(-3.4°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
41st Coolest Coolest since: 1938 1976
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1948, 1986, 1987, 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Average Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/