Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1942

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1942
1-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jul–Aug 1942
2-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 2012
Jun–Aug 1942
3-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2014
May–Aug 1942
4-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 2002
Apr–Aug 1942
5-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Mar–Aug 1942
6-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Feb–Aug 1942
7-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1963
Jan–Aug 1942
8-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1941 1969
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1963
Dec 1941–Aug 1942
9-Month
24.26"
(616.20mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1941 1969
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1944
Nov 1941–Aug 1942
10-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1941 1969
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1944
Oct 1941–Aug 1942
11-Month
32.26"
(819.40mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1941 1969
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1944
Sep 1941–Aug 1942
12-Month
35.00"
(889.00mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1944
Mar 1941–Aug 1942
18-Month
51.71"
(1,313.43mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1944
Sep 1940–Aug 1942
24-Month
72.60"
(1,844.04mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1930
Sep 1939–Aug 1942
36-Month
107.96"
(2,742.18mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1974
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1931
Sep 1938–Aug 1942
48-Month
151.21"
(3,840.73mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 1972
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1932
Sep 1937–Aug 1942
60-Month
187.51"
(4,762.75mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1976
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/