Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1949
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1944
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1996
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
27.12"
(688.85mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
4.61"
(117.10mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
30.66"
(778.76mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
33.57"
(852.68mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1926
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
36.30"
(922.02mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1926
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
38.18"
(969.77mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1926
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
40.02"
(1,016.51mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1926
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
42.25"
(1,073.15mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1929
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
63.38"
(1,609.85mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1970
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1945
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
76.01"
(1,930.65mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1938 1970
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1930
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
116.95"
(2,970.53mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1971
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1931
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
156.48"
(3,974.59mm)
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
10.19"
(258.82mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1932
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
191.11"
(4,854.19mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1938 1973
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1933

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/