Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1966, 2013
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
9.36"
(237.74mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1958 1977
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1998
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
10.81"
(274.57mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2014
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1957 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1963
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1958 1969
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1963
Ties: 1958
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
24.00"
(609.60mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1958 1969
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1944
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
27.59"
(700.79mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1957 1969
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1944
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
32.35"
(821.69mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1958 1969
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1944
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
36.12"
(917.45mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1969
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1944
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
53.13"
(1,349.50mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1958 1969
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1944
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
72.86"
(1,850.64mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1969
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1930
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
103.79"
(2,636.27mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-6.04"
(-153.41mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1958 1974
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1931
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
137.84"
(3,501.14mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-8.49"
(-215.64mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1957 1972
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1932
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
178.13"
(4,524.50mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/