Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1947

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1947
1-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1949
Dec 1946–Jan 1947
2-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Nov 1946–Jan 1947
3-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1946 1996
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1937
Ties: 1988
Oct 1946–Jan 1947
4-Month
15.36"
(390.14mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1937
Sep 1946–Jan 1947
5-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1926
Aug 1946–Jan 1947
6-Month
23.55"
(598.17mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
Jul 1946–Jan 1947
7-Month
26.36"
(669.54mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
Jun 1946–Jan 1947
8-Month
27.84"
(707.14mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
May 1946–Jan 1947
9-Month
30.47"
(773.94mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
Apr 1946–Jan 1947
10-Month
32.40"
(822.96mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
Mar 1946–Jan 1947
11-Month
35.08"
(891.03mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
Feb 1946–Jan 1947
12-Month
37.17"
(944.12mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Aug 1945–Jan 1947
18-Month
60.84"
(1,545.34mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1970
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1945
Feb 1945–Jan 1947
24-Month
75.60"
(1,920.24mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1943 1970
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1930
Feb 1944–Jan 1947
36-Month
114.77"
(2,915.16mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
5.04"
(128.02mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1944 1971
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1931
Feb 1943–Jan 1947
48-Month
158.11"
(4,015.99mm)
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
11.82"
(300.22mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1946 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1932
Feb 1942–Jan 1947
60-Month
192.75"
(4,895.85mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
9.95"
(252.73mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1973
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/