Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2018
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2014
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
-0.47"
(-11.93mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
13.61"
(345.69mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
16.94"
(430.28mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1963
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1963
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1944
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1944
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
33.61"
(853.69mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1944
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
36.95"
(938.53mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1944
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
50.52"
(1,283.21mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1944
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
68.40"
(1,737.36mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1975 1969
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1930
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
106.90"
(2,715.26mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1978 1974
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1931
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
139.44"
(3,541.78mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-6.89"
(-175.00mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1978 1972
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
176.03"
(4,471.16mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-6.78"
(-172.21mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1978 1976
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/