Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1932
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1977
Ties: 2013
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1972 2017
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1963
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1950
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1964
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
8.06"
(204.72mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1929
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
10.12"
(257.05mm)
12.26"
(311.40mm)
-2.14"
(-54.35mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1929
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
12.66"
(321.56mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-2.98"
(-75.70mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1929
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
17.81"
(452.37mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1937
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
22.14"
(562.36mm)
24.59"
(624.59mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
26.06"
(661.92mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
-4.26"
(-108.21mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
32.13"
(816.10mm)
36.69"
(931.93mm)
-4.56"
(-115.83mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1926
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
45.89"
(1,165.61mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969, 1974
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1930
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
67.51"
(1,714.75mm)
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
-5.69"
(-144.53mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1970 1970
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1930
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
102.71"
(2,608.83mm)
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
-6.99"
(-177.55mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1971 1971
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1931
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
135.83"
(3,450.08mm)
146.23"
(3,714.24mm)
-10.40"
(-264.16mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
161.65"
(4,105.91mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-21.07"
(-535.18mm)
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 September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/