Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, October 2018

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2018
1-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
68ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 2016
27ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1936
Ties: 1944
Sep–Oct 2018
2-Month
7.42"
(188.47mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
13ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2010 1984
82ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1925
Aug–Oct 2018
3-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
58ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
37ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1945
Jul–Oct 2018
4-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
47ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2010 1968
48ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1961
Jun–Oct 2018
5-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
18.96"
(481.58mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
59ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1968
36ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1961
May–Oct 2018
6-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
66ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1968
29ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1961
Apr–Oct 2018
7-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
22.95"
(582.93mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
74ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2016 1969
21ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1961
Mar–Oct 2018
8-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
68ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2014 1957
27ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1961
Feb–Oct 2018
9-Month
28.90"
(734.06mm)
27.51"
(698.75mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
64ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2014 1969
31ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1929
Jan–Oct 2018
10-Month
31.34"
(796.04mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
57ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
38ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1929
Ties: 1926
Dec 2017–Oct 2018
11-Month
34.89"
(886.21mm)
33.28"
(845.31mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
62ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
32ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1929
Nov 2017–Oct 2018
12-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
36.66"
(931.16mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
49ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
45ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
May 2017–Oct 2018
18-Month
62.07"
(1,576.58mm)
57.70"
(1,465.58mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
74ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
20ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Nov 2016–Oct 2018
24-Month
74.40"
(1,889.76mm)
73.23"
(1,860.04mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
44ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
49ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1929
Nov 2015–Oct 2018
36-Month
113.51"
(2,883.15mm)
109.80"
(2,788.92mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
50ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2012 1974
42ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1931
Nov 2014–Oct 2018
48-Month
151.93"
(3,859.02mm)
146.28"
(3,715.51mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
58ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2013 1969
33ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Nov 2013–Oct 2018
60-Month
190.49"
(4,838.45mm)
182.71"
(4,640.83mm)
7.78"
(197.62mm)
59ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2014 1976
31ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2018, retrieved on November 16, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/