Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1938

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1938
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1949
Dec 1937–Jan 1938
2-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1944
Nov 1937–Jan 1938
3-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1933 1996
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Ties: 2010
Oct 1937–Jan 1938
4-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1933 1969
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Ties: 1954
Sep 1937–Jan 1938
5-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Aug 1937–Jan 1938
6-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Jul 1937–Jan 1938
7-Month
24.02"
(610.11mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Jun 1937–Jan 1938
8-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Ties: 1928
May 1937–Jan 1938
9-Month
28.12"
(714.25mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Apr 1937–Jan 1938
10-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Mar 1937–Jan 1938
11-Month
31.92"
(810.77mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Feb 1937–Jan 1938
12-Month
33.76"
(857.50mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1929
Aug 1936–Jan 1938
18-Month
62.26"
(1,581.40mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1936 1970
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1945
Ties: 2017
Feb 1936–Jan 1938
24-Month
74.70"
(1,897.38mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1936 1970
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1930
Feb 1935–Jan 1938
36-Month
114.23"
(2,901.44mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1936 1971
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1931
Feb 1934–Jan 1938
48-Month
148.86"
(3,781.04mm)
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
2.57"
(65.27mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1932
Feb 1933–Jan 1938
60-Month
179.89"
(4,569.21mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
31st Driest Driest to Date 1973
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1933
Ties: 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/