Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1950

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1950
1-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Jul–Aug 1950
2-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1977
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Jun–Aug 1950
3-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2014
Ties: 1925
May–Aug 1950
4-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Apr–Aug 1950
5-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1957
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Mar–Aug 1950
6-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1933 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Feb–Aug 1950
7-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1963
Jan–Aug 1950
8-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1963
Ties: 1978
Dec 1949–Aug 1950
9-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1944
Nov 1949–Aug 1950
10-Month
23.41"
(594.61mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1933 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1944
Oct 1949–Aug 1950
11-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-4.74"
(-120.40mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1933 1969
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1944
Sep 1949–Aug 1950
12-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1969
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1944
Mar 1949–Aug 1950
18-Month
48.91"
(1,242.31mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-4.01"
(-101.86mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1944
Sep 1948–Aug 1950
24-Month
72.58"
(1,843.53mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1930
Sep 1947–Aug 1950
36-Month
109.22"
(2,774.19mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1943 1974
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1931
Sep 1946–Aug 1950
48-Month
146.44"
(3,719.58mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1943 1972
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Sep 1945–Aug 1950
60-Month
182.58"
(4,637.53mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/