Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1980 1977
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2014
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1957
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
21.18"
(537.97mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1980 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1963
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1980 1969
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1963
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1980 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1944
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
30.76"
(781.30mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
35.94"
(912.88mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Ties: 1988
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
39.76"
(1,009.90mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
58.18"
(1,477.77mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
81.69"
(2,074.93mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
8.43"
(214.13mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1980 1969
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1930
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
118.64"
(3,013.46mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
8.81"
(223.78mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1980 1974
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1931
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
150.09"
(3,812.29mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1980 1972
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1932
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
188.59"
(4,790.19mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
5.78"
(146.82mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1980 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/