Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1946
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2014
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
12.60"
(320.04mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Ties: 2000, 2001
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
18.86"
(479.04mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1963
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1963
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
24.02"
(610.11mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1944
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
27.19"
(690.63mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1944
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1944
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
35.39"
(898.91mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1944
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
52.85"
(1,342.39mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1944
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
70.51"
(1,790.95mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1930
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
97.55"
(2,477.77mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-12.28"
(-311.91mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1970 1974
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1931
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
131.76"
(3,346.70mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-14.57"
(-370.08mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1972
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1932
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
169.30"
(4,300.22mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-13.51"
(-343.15mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1970 1976
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/