Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1949
Ties: 1970, 1978
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1944
Ties: 1975
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
9.53"
(242.06mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1997 1996
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1937
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1937
Ties: 1965, 1982
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
28.98"
(736.09mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
30.65"
(778.51mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
31.94"
(811.28mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
35.05"
(890.27mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1929
Ties: 1979
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
52.76"
(1,340.10mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1997 1970
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1945
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
67.54"
(1,715.52mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
-5.67"
(-144.01mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1997 1970
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
98.59"
(2,504.19mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
-11.14"
(-282.95mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1975 1971
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1931
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
136.80"
(3,474.72mm)
146.28"
(3,715.51mm)
-9.48"
(-240.79mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1932
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
175.02"
(4,445.51mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
-7.78"
(-197.61mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1979 1973
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/