Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, December 1981

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1981
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1980 1933
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1943
Nov–Dec 1981
2-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1980 1942
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1943
Oct–Dec 1981
3-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1950
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1936
Sep–Dec 1981
4-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
15.42"
(391.67mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1996
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1925
Aug–Dec 1981
5-Month
20.31"
(515.87mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1968
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1943
Jul–Dec 1981
6-Month
24.82"
(630.43mm)
23.08"
(586.23mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1980 1968
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1943
Jun–Dec 1981
7-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
25.42"
(645.67mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1968
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1943
May–Dec 1981
8-Month
29.24"
(742.70mm)
27.53"
(699.26mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1980 1968
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1943
Apr–Dec 1981
9-Month
30.67"
(779.02mm)
29.41"
(747.01mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1925, 1943
Mar–Dec 1981
10-Month
33.34"
(846.84mm)
31.65"
(803.91mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1980 1968
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1930
Feb–Dec 1981
11-Month
36.05"
(915.67mm)
33.97"
(862.84mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1980 1950
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1943
Jan–Dec 1981
12-Month
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1950
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1928
Ties: 1999
Jul 1980–Dec 1981
18-Month
62.73"
(1,593.34mm)
59.67"
(1,515.62mm)
3.06"
(77.72mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1929
Jan 1980–Dec 1981
24-Month
78.77"
(2,000.76mm)
73.30"
(1,861.82mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1929
Jan 1979–Dec 1981
36-Month
116.03"
(2,947.16mm)
109.84"
(2,789.94mm)
6.19"
(157.22mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1980 1970
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1930
Jan 1978–Dec 1981
48-Month
150.88"
(3,832.35mm)
146.40"
(3,718.56mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1980 1975
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1931
Jan 1977–Dec 1981
60-Month
186.02"
(4,724.91mm)
182.88"
(4,645.15mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1980 1972
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/