Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1974 2010
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
3.11"
(78.99mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1974 1954
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1941
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
8.49"
(215.65mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1979 2014
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1980 1969
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1929
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
23.25"
(590.55mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
27.07"
(687.58mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1926
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
31.00"
(787.40mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1926
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
34.34"
(872.24mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1926
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
38.88"
(987.55mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1926
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
54.19"
(1,376.43mm)
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
3.28"
(83.32mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1980 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1929
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
78.95"
(2,005.33mm)
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
5.76"
(146.30mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1980 1970
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1930
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
114.70"
(2,913.38mm)
109.71"
(2,786.63mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1980 1971
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1931
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
144.40"
(3,667.76mm)
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1980 1972
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
183.02"
(4,648.71mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1980 1973
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/