Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
7.96"
(202.18mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1977
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2014
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
12.41"
(315.21mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Ties: 2010
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
14.80"
(375.92mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Ties: 2020
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1963
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1963
Ties: 2017
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
25.02"
(635.51mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1944
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
28.93"
(734.82mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1944
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
32.96"
(837.18mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1944
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
35.12"
(892.05mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1944
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
48.58"
(1,233.93mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1944
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
62.16"
(1,578.86mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-11.10"
(-281.94mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1930
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
96.37"
(2,447.80mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-13.46"
(-341.88mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1974
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1931
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
133.91"
(3,401.31mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-12.42"
(-315.47mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1969 1972
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
168.41"
(4,277.61mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-14.40"
(-365.76mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/