Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1949
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1944
Ties: 1967
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1996 1996
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1937
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
9.47"
(240.54mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
-4.11"
(-104.39mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1937
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1926
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Ties: 1942
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
20.57"
(522.48mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
24.68"
(626.87mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
-5.56"
(-141.23mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1926
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1926
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
28.16"
(715.26mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
-6.19"
(-157.23mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1926
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
32.49"
(825.25mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
-4.19"
(-106.42mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1929
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
49.70"
(1,262.38mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
-9.35"
(-237.49mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1970
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1945
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
63.54"
(1,613.92mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
-9.67"
(-245.61mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1970
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
101.75"
(2,584.45mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
-7.98"
(-202.69mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1971
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1931
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
139.97"
(3,555.24mm)
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1979 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1932
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
178.67"
(4,538.22mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1980 1973
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/