Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1949
Ties: 1942
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1944
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1938 1996
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
19.21"
(487.93mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
1.07"
(27.17mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1926
Ties: 1993
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1926
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
29.58"
(751.33mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1926
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1926
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
33.66"
(854.96mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
3.42"
(86.86mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1926
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1926
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
37.98"
(964.69mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1926
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
40.34"
(1,024.64mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
67.46"
(1,713.48mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1939 1970
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1945
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
82.59"
(2,097.79mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
9.38"
(238.26mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1939 1970
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1930
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
116.35"
(2,955.29mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1971
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1931
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
157.29"
(3,995.17mm)
146.28"
(3,715.51mm)
11.01"
(279.66mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1932
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
196.82"
(4,999.23mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
14.02"
(356.11mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1939 1973
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/