Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, April 1970

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1970
1-Month
2.39"
(60.71mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1969 1932
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1977
Mar–Apr 1970
2-Month
5.05"
(128.27mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 2017
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1963
Feb–Apr 1970
3-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1969 1950
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1964
Ties: 1985
Jan–Apr 1970
4-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1929
Ties: 1942, 1967
Dec 1969–Apr 1970
5-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
12.26"
(311.40mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Ties: 1965
Nov 1969–Apr 1970
6-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1929
Oct 1969–Apr 1970
7-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1937
Sep 1969–Apr 1970
8-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
24.59"
(624.59mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Aug 1969–Apr 1970
9-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Jul 1969–Apr 1970
10-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-2.26"
(-57.41mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Jun 1969–Apr 1970
11-Month
31.35"
(796.29mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
May 1969–Apr 1970
12-Month
33.12"
(841.25mm)
36.69"
(931.93mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Nov 1968–Apr 1970
18-Month
43.11"
(1,094.99mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
-9.08"
(-230.64mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969, 1974
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1930
May 1968–Apr 1970
24-Month
58.94"
(1,497.08mm)
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
-14.26"
(-362.20mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1970
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1930
May 1967–Apr 1970
36-Month
97.94"
(2,487.68mm)
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
-11.76"
(-298.70mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1971
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1931
May 1966–Apr 1970
48-Month
133.51"
(3,391.15mm)
146.23"
(3,714.24mm)
-12.72"
(-323.09mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1972
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
May 1965–Apr 1970
60-Month
168.90"
(4,290.06mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-13.82"
(-351.03mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1973
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1933

Citing This Page

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