Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, October 1961

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1961
1-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1960 2016
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1936
Ties: 1935
Sep–Oct 1961
2-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1960 1984
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1925
Ties: 1936
Aug–Oct 1961
3-Month
16.45"
(417.83mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1945
Jul–Oct 1961
4-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1968
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1961
Jun–Oct 1961
5-Month
23.68"
(601.47mm)
18.96"
(481.58mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1968
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1961
May–Oct 1961
6-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1968
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1961
Apr–Oct 1961
7-Month
28.46"
(722.88mm)
22.95"
(582.93mm)
5.51"
(139.95mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1969
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1961
Mar–Oct 1961
8-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
4.87"
(123.69mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1961
Feb–Oct 1961
9-Month
32.10"
(815.34mm)
27.51"
(698.75mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1960 1969
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jan–Oct 1961
10-Month
34.62"
(879.35mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1960 1969
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Dec 1960–Oct 1961
11-Month
38.40"
(975.36mm)
33.28"
(845.31mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1960 1969
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
Nov 1960–Oct 1961
12-Month
41.24"
(1,047.50mm)
36.66"
(931.16mm)
4.58"
(116.34mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1960 1969
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
May 1960–Oct 1961
18-Month
63.72"
(1,618.49mm)
57.70"
(1,465.58mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 1969
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1929
Nov 1959–Oct 1961
24-Month
79.74"
(2,025.40mm)
73.23"
(1,860.04mm)
6.51"
(165.36mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1960 1969
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1929
Nov 1958–Oct 1961
36-Month
114.01"
(2,895.85mm)
109.80"
(2,788.92mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1960 1974
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1931
Nov 1957–Oct 1961
48-Month
150.63"
(3,826.00mm)
146.28"
(3,715.51mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1960 1969
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1932
Nov 1956–Oct 1961
60-Month
182.83"
(4,643.88mm)
182.71"
(4,640.83mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1960 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/