Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1986

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1986
1-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Jul–Aug 1986
2-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1977
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Jun–Aug 1986
3-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1985 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2014
May–Aug 1986
4-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Apr–Aug 1986
5-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Mar–Aug 1986
6-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Feb–Aug 1986
7-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1963
Jan–Aug 1986
8-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1983 1969
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1963
Ties: 1987
Dec 1985–Aug 1986
9-Month
24.70"
(627.38mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1984 1969
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1944
Nov 1985–Aug 1986
10-Month
27.15"
(689.61mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1984 1969
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1944
Oct 1985–Aug 1986
11-Month
30.78"
(781.81mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1984 1969
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1944
Sep 1985–Aug 1986
12-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1944
Mar 1985–Aug 1986
18-Month
53.25"
(1,352.55mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1944
Sep 1984–Aug 1986
24-Month
71.34"
(1,812.04mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1930
Sep 1983–Aug 1986
36-Month
105.77"
(2,686.56mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1985 1974
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1931
Sep 1982–Aug 1986
48-Month
140.80"
(3,576.32mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1972
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1932
Sep 1981–Aug 1986
60-Month
175.09"
(4,447.29mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-7.72"
(-196.08mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1978 1976
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/