Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1932
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1977
Ties: 1997
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1971 2017
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1963
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
4.84"
(122.94mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1950
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
7.25"
(184.15mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1929
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
12.26"
(311.40mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1929
Ties: 1995
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1929
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1937
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
22.78"
(578.61mm)
24.59"
(624.59mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1926
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
32.82"
(833.63mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1926
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
35.38"
(898.65mm)
36.69"
(931.93mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1926
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
49.97"
(1,269.24mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969, 1974
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1930
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
70.58"
(1,792.73mm)
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1971 1970
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1930
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
103.70"
(2,633.98mm)
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1971 1971
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1931
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
129.52"
(3,289.81mm)
146.23"
(3,714.24mm)
-16.71"
(-424.43mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1972
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1932
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
168.52"
(4,280.41mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-14.20"
(-360.68mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1973
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/