Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1949
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
5.16"
(131.06mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1944
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1969 1996
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1937
Ties: 2018
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1937
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
16.53"
(419.86mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Ties: 1950
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
20.86"
(529.84mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
27.14"
(689.36mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
28.94"
(735.08mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
31.33"
(795.78mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
33.99"
(863.35mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1929
Ties: 2002
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
55.07"
(1,398.78mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1970 1970
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1945
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
66.45"
(1,687.83mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
-6.76"
(-171.70mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1970 1970
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1930
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
94.73"
(2,406.14mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
-15.00"
(-381.00mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1971
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1931
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
133.98"
(3,403.09mm)
146.28"
(3,715.51mm)
-12.30"
(-312.42mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
-14.31"
(-363.47mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1973
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/