Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1949
Ties: 1978, 1998
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1944
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1996
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1937
Ties: 1972
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1937
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-3.03"
(-76.97mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
18.53"
(470.66mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
22.36"
(567.94mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
23.75"
(603.25mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
25.52"
(648.21mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
26.71"
(678.43mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
28.57"
(725.68mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
-6.77"
(-171.96mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1929
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
-14.28"
(-362.71mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1970
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1945
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
58.19"
(1,478.03mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
-15.02"
(-381.50mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1970
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1930
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
97.44"
(2,474.98mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
-12.29"
(-312.16mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1971
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1931
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
131.95"
(3,351.53mm)
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
-14.34"
(-364.24mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
168.59"
(4,282.19mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
-14.21"
(-360.93mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1973
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/