Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1984 2010
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1944
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1984 1954
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1984 2011
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1941
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
7.21"
(183.13mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1978 2014
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1983 1969
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1984 1969
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Ties: 2013
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1984 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1969
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1937
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
26.67"
(677.42mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1926
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1926
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
33.28"
(845.31mm)
34.34"
(872.24mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1969
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1926
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
36.24"
(920.50mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1926
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
54.03"
(1,372.36mm)
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1929
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
71.86"
(1,825.24mm)
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1970
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1930
Ties: 1960
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
105.64"
(2,683.26mm)
109.71"
(2,786.63mm)
-4.07"
(-103.37mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1985 1971
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1931
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
140.31"
(3,563.87mm)
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
-5.93"
(-150.63mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1972
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1932
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
177.91"
(4,518.91mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1979 1973
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1932

Citing This Page

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