Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1983 1933
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1943
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1943
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1950
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1936
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
15.42"
(391.67mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1996
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1925
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
15.34"
(389.64mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1943
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
23.08"
(586.23mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1943
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
20.93"
(531.62mm)
25.42"
(645.67mm)
-4.49"
(-114.05mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1943
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
27.53"
(699.26mm)
-5.22"
(-132.59mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1943
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
23.76"
(603.50mm)
29.41"
(747.01mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1925, 1943
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
25.79"
(655.07mm)
31.65"
(803.91mm)
-5.86"
(-148.84mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1968
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1930
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
30.12"
(765.05mm)
33.97"
(862.84mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1995 1950
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1943
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1995 1950
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1928
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
50.37"
(1,279.40mm)
59.67"
(1,515.62mm)
-9.30"
(-236.22mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1929
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
62.93"
(1,598.42mm)
73.30"
(1,861.82mm)
-10.37"
(-263.40mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1929
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
102.10"
(2,593.34mm)
109.84"
(2,789.94mm)
-7.74"
(-196.60mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1984 1970
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1930
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
141.35"
(3,590.29mm)
146.40"
(3,718.56mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1985 1975
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1931
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
179.89"
(4,569.21mm)
182.88"
(4,645.15mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1972
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/