Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
6.51"
(165.35mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2014
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1998
Ties: 2021
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1963
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1963
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
27.63"
(701.80mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1944
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
32.17"
(817.12mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1944
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
36.93"
(938.02mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1944
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1944
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
61.15"
(1,553.21mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1944
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
79.55"
(2,020.57mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1930
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
121.96"
(3,097.78mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1938 1974
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1931
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
156.45"
(3,973.83mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
10.12"
(257.05mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1972
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
194.55"
(4,941.57mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
11.74"
(298.20mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 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/