Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, April 1978

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1978
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1969 1932
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Ties: 1957
Mar–Apr 1978
2-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1950 2017
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1963
Feb–Apr 1978
3-Month
5.07"
(128.78mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1972 1950
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Jan–Apr 1978
4-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Dec 1977–Apr 1978
5-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
12.26"
(311.40mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Nov 1977–Apr 1978
6-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Oct 1977–Apr 1978
7-Month
15.06"
(382.52mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1937
Sep 1977–Apr 1978
8-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
24.59"
(624.59mm)
-3.83"
(-97.29mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Aug 1977–Apr 1978
9-Month
23.27"
(591.06mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-5.69"
(-144.52mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Jul 1977–Apr 1978
10-Month
25.31"
(642.87mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-6.91"
(-175.52mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Jun 1977–Apr 1978
11-Month
27.76"
(705.10mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
-6.81"
(-172.98mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
May 1977–Apr 1978
12-Month
30.11"
(764.79mm)
36.69"
(931.93mm)
-6.58"
(-167.14mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Nov 1976–Apr 1978
18-Month
50.59"
(1,284.99mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1976 1969, 1974
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1930
May 1976–Apr 1978
24-Month
68.96"
(1,751.58mm)
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1975 1970
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1930
May 1975–Apr 1978
36-Month
102.94"
(2,614.68mm)
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
-6.76"
(-171.70mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1976 1971
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1931
May 1974–Apr 1978
48-Month
138.19"
(3,510.03mm)
146.23"
(3,714.24mm)
-8.04"
(-204.21mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1976 1972
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1932
May 1973–Apr 1978
60-Month
168.53"
(4,280.66mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-14.19"
(-360.43mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1973
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/