Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
5.74"
(145.80mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2014
Ties: 1927
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Ties: 1982
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1986 1957
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1963
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1963
Ties: 1986
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
24.60"
(624.84mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1984 1969
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1944
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
28.19"
(716.03mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1944
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
33.98"
(863.09mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1944
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
37.70"
(957.58mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1944
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
52.71"
(1,338.83mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1944
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
74.24"
(1,885.70mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1930
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
109.04"
(2,769.62mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1986 1974
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1931
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
143.47"
(3,644.14mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1986 1972
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1932
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
178.50"
(4,533.90mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1986 1976
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/