Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, April 1997

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1997
1-Month
1.67"
(42.42mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1932
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1977
Ties: 1972
Mar–Apr 1997
2-Month
2.96"
(75.18mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 2017
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1963
Feb–Apr 1997
3-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1995 1950
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1964
Jan–Apr 1997
4-Month
8.44"
(214.38mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1995 1969
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Dec 1996–Apr 1997
5-Month
10.31"
(261.87mm)
12.26"
(311.40mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1982 1969
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Ties: 1982
Nov 1996–Apr 1997
6-Month
12.50"
(317.50mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Oct 1996–Apr 1997
7-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1937
Sep 1996–Apr 1997
8-Month
19.41"
(493.01mm)
24.59"
(624.59mm)
-5.18"
(-131.58mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1926
Aug 1996–Apr 1997
9-Month
23.78"
(604.01mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1926
Jul 1996–Apr 1997
10-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1926
Jun 1996–Apr 1997
11-Month
29.37"
(746.00mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1926
May 1996–Apr 1997
12-Month
30.75"
(781.05mm)
36.69"
(931.93mm)
-5.94"
(-150.88mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1926
Nov 1995–Apr 1997
18-Month
43.80"
(1,112.52mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
-8.39"
(-213.11mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1974 1969, 1974
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
May 1995–Apr 1997
24-Month
63.95"
(1,624.33mm)
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
-9.25"
(-234.95mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1970
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
May 1994–Apr 1997
36-Month
101.37"
(2,574.80mm)
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
-8.33"
(-211.58mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1971
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1931
May 1993–Apr 1997
48-Month
140.22"
(3,561.59mm)
146.23"
(3,714.24mm)
-6.01"
(-152.65mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1979 1972
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1932
May 1992–Apr 1997
60-Month
177.48"
(4,507.99mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-5.24"
(-133.10mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1973
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/