Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
3.92"
(99.57mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1968 1977
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2014
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1968 1957
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
13.57"
(344.68mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 1978
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1963
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-4.04"
(-102.61mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1963
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1944
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
23.75"
(603.25mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1944
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
28.81"
(731.77mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1944
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
32.77"
(832.36mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1944
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
48.93"
(1,242.82mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1944
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
68.16"
(1,731.26mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1930
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
103.28"
(2,623.31mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1971 1974
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1931
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
130.32"
(3,310.13mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-16.01"
(-406.65mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1972
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1932
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
164.53"
(4,179.06mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-18.28"
(-464.31mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1976
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/