Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2020

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2020
1-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jul–Aug 2020
2-Month
7.57"
(192.28mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2019 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Jun–Aug 2020
3-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2014
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
14.91"
(378.71mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
17.17"
(436.12mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
20.17"
(512.32mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1963
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1963
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1944
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
30.19"
(766.83mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
2.43"
(61.73mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
35.01"
(889.25mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1944
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
40.46"
(1,027.68mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
3.76"
(95.50mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
55.35"
(1,405.89mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1944
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
74.03"
(1,880.36mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1930
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
114.39"
(2,905.51mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
4.56"
(115.83mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2019 1974
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1931
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
148.60"
(3,774.44mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2013 1972
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1932
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
190.49"
(4,838.45mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
7.68"
(195.08mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2019 1976
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/