Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
3.64"
(92.46mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1949
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1944
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
11.36"
(288.54mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1996
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
17.15"
(435.61mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1937
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1926
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
25.67"
(652.02mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1926
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
28.81"
(731.77mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1926
Ties: 1994
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1926
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
32.39"
(822.71mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1926
Ties: 2013
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
34.00"
(863.60mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1926
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
35.88"
(911.35mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1926
Ties: 2019
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
37.95"
(963.93mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1929
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
61.89"
(1,572.01mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1986 1970
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1945
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
76.74"
(1,949.20mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
3.53"
(89.67mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1986 1970
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1930
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
110.24"
(2,800.10mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1986 1971
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1931
Ties: 1965
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
143.60"
(3,647.44mm)
146.28"
(3,715.51mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1986 1976
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1932
Ties: 1957
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
179.00"
(4,546.60mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1980 1973
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1933

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/