Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2018
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
8.54"
(216.92mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1977
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1998
Ties: 2010
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2014
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1998
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1998
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
17.90"
(454.66mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1998
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
20.13"
(511.30mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1963
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1963
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1944
Ties: 2008
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
27.75"
(704.85mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1944
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
31.74"
(806.20mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1944
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
36.30"
(922.02mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1944
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
52.05"
(1,322.07mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1944
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
78.71"
(1,999.23mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1937 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1930
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
113.20"
(2,875.28mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1936 1974
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1931
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
151.30"
(3,843.02mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1937 1972
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1932
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
184.04"
(4,674.62mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
1.23"
(31.25mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/