Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1987 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1987 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2014
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1987 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1998
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1987 1957
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1998
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
17.77"
(451.36mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1987 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1998
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1987 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1963
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
22.80"
(579.12mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1987 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1963
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1987 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1944
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
30.22"
(767.59mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1987 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1944
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
35.94"
(912.88mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1987 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1944
Ties: 1981
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
41.70"
(1,059.18mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1987 1969
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
56.47"
(1,434.34mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1987 1969
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1944
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
79.40"
(2,016.76mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1987 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1930
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
115.94"
(2,944.88mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
6.11"
(155.20mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1974
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1931
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
150.74"
(3,828.80mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1972
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1932
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
185.17"
(4,703.32mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/