It might not be as bad as actual places that are actually hot, but remember, they don’t have many air conditioners in Alaska. It’s the hottest heat wave in the state since 1969, Jeff Masters, meteorology director of the online forecasting service Weather Underground, told the AP.
5. It’s also important to remember many Alaskans don’t have air conditioners because there’s usually no point. Tim Craig, owner of the Anchorage True Value sold out of his entire stock of those crappy little fans in 10 days.