Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1949
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1944
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1969 1996
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1937
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1937
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
22.34"
(567.44mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-3.44"
(-87.37mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
30.08"
(764.03mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
31.34"
(796.04mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
-5.34"
(-135.63mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1929
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
53.90"
(1,369.06mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1970 1970
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1945
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
68.14"
(1,730.76mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
-5.07"
(-128.77mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1971 1970
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1930
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
104.68"
(2,658.87mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1972 1971
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1931
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
134.59"
(3,418.59mm)
146.28"
(3,715.51mm)
-11.69"
(-296.92mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
162.87"
(4,136.90mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
-19.93"
(-506.22mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1973
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/