Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
2.01"
(51.05mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1949
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1984 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1944
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1984 1996
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Ties: 1947
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Ties: 1992
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1987 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1926
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1926
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1926
Ties: 1960
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
30.16"
(766.06mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1926
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
32.47"
(824.74mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1969
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1926
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
34.25"
(869.95mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1987 1969
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1926
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
35.68"
(906.27mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1926
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
37.74"
(958.60mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
63.41"
(1,610.61mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1970
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1945
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
75.69"
(1,922.53mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
2.48"
(63.00mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1986 1970
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1930
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
114.48"
(2,907.79mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1987 1971
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1931
Ties: 2004
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
147.98"
(3,758.69mm)
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1932
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
181.34"
(4,606.04mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1987 1973
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/