Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, March 1987

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1987
1-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1983 1983
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1930
Ties: 2002
Feb–Mar 1987
2-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1983 1950
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1929, 1935
Jan–Mar 1987
3-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1983 1950
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1929
Dec 1986–Mar 1987
4-Month
11.26"
(286.00mm)
10.38"
(263.65mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1984 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1929
Nov 1986–Mar 1987
5-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
13.76"
(349.50mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1929
Ties: 1930, 1948
Oct 1986–Mar 1987
6-Month
20.64"
(524.26mm)
18.15"
(461.01mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Ties: 1935
Sep 1986–Mar 1987
7-Month
24.36"
(618.74mm)
22.70"
(576.58mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1926
Aug 1986–Mar 1987
8-Month
29.16"
(740.66mm)
27.07"
(687.58mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1926
Jul 1986–Mar 1987
9-Month
32.30"
(820.42mm)
30.34"
(770.64mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Jun 1986–Mar 1987
10-Month
34.23"
(869.44mm)
32.68"
(830.07mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1926
Ties: 2009
May 1986–Mar 1987
11-Month
35.88"
(911.35mm)
34.80"
(883.92mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1926
Apr 1986–Mar 1987
12-Month
37.49"
(952.25mm)
36.69"
(931.93mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1926
Oct 1985–Mar 1987
18-Month
55.14"
(1,400.56mm)
54.69"
(1,389.13mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1985 1970
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1929
Apr 1985–Mar 1987
24-Month
74.42"
(1,890.27mm)
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1986 1970
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1930
Ties: 1938
Apr 1984–Mar 1987
36-Month
109.17"
(2,772.92mm)
109.69"
(2,786.13mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1986 1971
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1931
Apr 1983–Mar 1987
48-Month
144.66"
(3,674.36mm)
146.22"
(3,713.99mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1986 1972
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1932
Apr 1982–Mar 1987
60-Month
178.80"
(4,541.52mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1986 1973
64th 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 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/