Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
1.79"
(45.47mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1954 1932
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1977
Ties: 1942, 1985, 2010
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 2017
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1963
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1954 1950
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1964
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1969
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1929
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
11.39"
(289.31mm)
12.26"
(311.40mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1969
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1929
Ties: 2016
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
13.24"
(336.30mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1951 1969
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1929
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1951 1969
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1937
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
21.23"
(539.24mm)
24.59"
(624.59mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1951 1969
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1926
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
26.88"
(682.75mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1951 1969
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1926
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
29.67"
(753.62mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 1969
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1926
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
32.86"
(834.64mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 1969
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1926
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
35.26"
(895.60mm)
36.69"
(931.93mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1954 1969
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1926
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
53.10"
(1,348.74mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1955 1969, 1974
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1930
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
72.28"
(1,835.91mm)
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1955 1970
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1930
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
106.00"
(2,692.40mm)
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1954 1971
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1931
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
142.96"
(3,631.18mm)
146.23"
(3,714.24mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1955 1972
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1932
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
178.19"
(4,526.03mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 1973
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/