Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
0.23"
(5.85mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Ties: 2005
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2014
Ties: 1962
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1972 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1963
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1963
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1944
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
25.10"
(637.54mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1944
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
30.25"
(768.35mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1944
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
34.58"
(878.33mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1944
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
48.15"
(1,223.01mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1944
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
67.35"
(1,710.69mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-5.91"
(-150.11mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1930
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
102.74"
(2,609.60mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-7.09"
(-180.08mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1971 1974
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1931
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
137.86"
(3,501.64mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-8.47"
(-215.14mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1972 1972
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
164.90"
(4,188.46mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-17.91"
(-454.91mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/