December 2012 Statewide Summary

Much like November, colder than normal temperatures were the norm for Alaska, with all twenty first-order stations reporting temperatures below the expected values.

November 2012 Statewide Summary

Colder than normal temperatures settled in across most of Alaska throughout much of November.

October 2012 Statewide Summary

Colder than normal temperatures dominated much of the state this October; this was especially true in the latter half of the month.

September 2012 Statewide Summary

Repeated early autumn storms pounded Southcentral Alaska in September, bringing high winds and rain to the region that resulted in wind damage and flooding.

August 2012 Statewide Summary

Below normal temperatures settled across most of Alaska for August.

July 2012 Statewide Summary

Nearly universally below normal temperatures developed across most of Alaska for July.

June 2012 Statewide Summary

A mix of high and low temperatures and precipitation across Alaska marked June 2012.

May 2012 Statewide Summary

In contrast to April, a month that recorded above normal temperatures, May 2012 was seasonably too cold.

April 2012 Statewide Summary

In contrast to March, which recorded below normal temperatures, April 2012 was seasonably too warm.

March 2012 Statewide Summary

Temperatures continued their monthly flip-flop from above normal to below normal.

February 2012 Statewide Summary

February ushered in relief from the brutal cold of January, but brought with the warmer temperatures more winter storms.

January 2012 Statewide Summary

Frigid temperatures settled across much of Alaska in January.

Annual Statewide Summary 2012

The mean average annual temperature in 2012 for the 20 stations was 30.0°F, a substantial negative departure of 2.9°F from the 30-year normal of 32.9°F.