Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1936 1977
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2014
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
11.39"
(289.31mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1963
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
18.92"
(480.57mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1963
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
22.26"
(565.40mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1944
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-2.37"
(-60.19mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1944
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
30.47"
(773.94mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1944
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
35.36"
(898.14mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1944
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
54.13"
(1,374.90mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1944
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
78.61"
(1,996.69mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 1969
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1930
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
114.91"
(2,918.71mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1938 1974
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1931
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
157.32"
(3,995.93mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1939 1972
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
191.81"
(4,871.97mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1976
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/