Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1949
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
0.99"
(25.14mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1944
Ties: 1948
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1996
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1937
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1937
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1926
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
21.83"
(554.48mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1926
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1926
Ties: 1988
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1926
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
30.10"
(764.54mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1926
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
32.32"
(820.93mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1926
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
34.47"
(875.54mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1926
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
37.39"
(949.71mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1929
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
57.97"
(1,472.44mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1959 1970
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1945
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
71.58"
(1,818.13mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1959 1970
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1930
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
103.17"
(2,620.52mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
-6.56"
(-166.62mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1959 1971
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1931
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
140.51"
(3,568.95mm)
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
-5.78"
(-146.82mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1932
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
176.96"
(4,494.78mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
-5.84"
(-148.34mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1959 1973
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/