Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1977
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2014
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
11.68"
(296.67mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1998
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1996 1957
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1993 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1995 1957
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1963
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1995 1969
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1963
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1982 1969
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1944
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1944
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
27.22"
(691.39mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-4.93"
(-125.22mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1944
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
31.09"
(789.69mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1944
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
45.91"
(1,166.11mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-7.01"
(-178.06mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1944
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
63.96"
(1,624.58mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-9.30"
(-236.22mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
100.85"
(2,561.59mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-8.98"
(-228.09mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1976 1974
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1931
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
142.06"
(3,608.32mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1986 1972
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1932
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
176.93"
(4,494.02mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1986 1976
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/