Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, April 1979

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1979
1-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1932
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977
Mar–Apr 1979
2-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 2017
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1963
Feb–Apr 1979
3-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1978 1950
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Jan–Apr 1979
4-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Dec 1978–Apr 1979
5-Month
12.29"
(312.17mm)
12.26"
(311.40mm)
0.03"
(0.77mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Ties: 2002
Nov 1978–Apr 1979
6-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Oct 1978–Apr 1979
7-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1937
Sep 1978–Apr 1979
8-Month
25.31"
(642.87mm)
24.59"
(624.59mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Aug 1978–Apr 1979
9-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Ties: 1967
Jul 1978–Apr 1979
10-Month
30.88"
(784.35mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Jun 1978–Apr 1979
11-Month
34.06"
(865.12mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
May 1978–Apr 1979
12-Month
36.00"
(914.40mm)
36.69"
(931.93mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Nov 1977–Apr 1979
18-Month
46.73"
(1,186.94mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
-5.46"
(-138.69mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1975 1969, 1974
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1930
May 1977–Apr 1979
24-Month
66.11"
(1,679.19mm)
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
-7.09"
(-180.09mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1975 1970
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1930
May 1976–Apr 1979
36-Month
104.96"
(2,665.98mm)
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
-4.74"
(-120.40mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1978 1971
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1931
May 1975–Apr 1979
48-Month
138.94"
(3,529.08mm)
146.23"
(3,714.24mm)
-7.29"
(-185.16mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1978 1972
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932
May 1974–Apr 1979
60-Month
174.19"
(4,424.43mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-8.53"
(-216.66mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1978 1973
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/