Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, April 1998

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1998
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1997 1932
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1977
Mar–Apr 1998
2-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1997 2017
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1963
Feb–Apr 1998
3-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1995 1950
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1964
Jan–Apr 1998
4-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1995 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1929
Dec 1997–Apr 1998
5-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
12.26"
(311.40mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1929
Ties: 2007
Nov 1997–Apr 1998
6-Month
15.41"
(391.41mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1929
Oct 1997–Apr 1998
7-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1937
Sep 1997–Apr 1998
8-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
24.59"
(624.59mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Aug 1997–Apr 1998
9-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Jul 1997–Apr 1998
10-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Jun 1997–Apr 1998
11-Month
33.01"
(838.45mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
May 1997–Apr 1998
12-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
36.69"
(931.93mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Nov 1996–Apr 1998
18-Month
47.36"
(1,202.94mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
-4.83"
(-122.69mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969, 1974
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
May 1996–Apr 1998
24-Month
65.61"
(1,666.49mm)
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
-7.59"
(-192.79mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1997 1970
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
May 1995–Apr 1998
36-Month
98.81"
(2,509.77mm)
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
-10.89"
(-276.61mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1975 1971
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1931
May 1994–Apr 1998
48-Month
136.23"
(3,460.24mm)
146.23"
(3,714.24mm)
-10.00"
(-254.00mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1972
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1932
May 1993–Apr 1998
60-Month
175.08"
(4,447.03mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-7.64"
(-194.06mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1979 1973
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/