Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1949
Ties: 1941
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
6.14"
(155.96mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1944
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1996
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1937
Ties: 1970
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1937
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
25.97"
(659.64mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
27.98"
(710.69mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
30.54"
(775.72mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
34.10"
(866.14mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
36.80"
(934.72mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1929
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
57.66"
(1,464.56mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1970
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1945
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
73.34"
(1,862.84mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1971 1970
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1930
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
103.25"
(2,622.55mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
-6.48"
(-164.59mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1971 1971
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1931
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
131.53"
(3,340.86mm)
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
-14.76"
(-374.91mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1932
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
170.78"
(4,337.81mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
-12.02"
(-305.31mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1971 1973
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/