Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1968 1933
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1943
Ties: 1936
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 1942
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1943
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1950
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1936
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
15.42"
(391.67mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1996
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1925
Ties: 2012
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1943
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
23.08"
(586.23mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1943
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
25.25"
(641.35mm)
25.42"
(645.67mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1943
Ties: 1963, 1974
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
27.05"
(687.07mm)
27.53"
(699.26mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1943
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
29.44"
(747.78mm)
29.41"
(747.01mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1925, 1943
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
32.10"
(815.34mm)
31.65"
(803.91mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1930
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
33.97"
(862.84mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1950
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1943
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
36.26"
(921.00mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1950
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1928
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
57.01"
(1,448.05mm)
59.67"
(1,515.62mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1929
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
65.70"
(1,668.78mm)
73.30"
(1,861.82mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1929
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
95.13"
(2,416.30mm)
109.84"
(2,789.94mm)
-14.71"
(-373.64mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1970
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1930
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
134.20"
(3,408.68mm)
146.40"
(3,718.56mm)
-12.20"
(-309.88mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1969 1975
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1931
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
167.99"
(4,266.95mm)
182.88"
(4,645.15mm)
-14.89"
(-378.20mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1972
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/