Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2018
Ties: 1927
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1995 1977
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1998
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2014
Ties: 1992
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1993 1957
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1993 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1993 1957
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
19.15"
(486.41mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1963
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
20.67"
(525.02mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1995 1969
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1963
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1995 1969
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1944
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-3.37"
(-85.59mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1944
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1944
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
32.87"
(834.90mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1944
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
48.24"
(1,225.30mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1944
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
69.76"
(1,771.90mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1930
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
110.97"
(2,818.64mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1987 1974
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1931
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
145.84"
(3,704.34mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1987 1972
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1932
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
185.59"
(4,713.99mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
2.78"
(70.62mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1988 1976
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/