Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2018
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
2.78"
(70.62mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2014
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
4.06"
(103.13mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
18.69"
(474.73mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1963
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1963
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1944
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
31.58"
(802.13mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1944
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
39.35"
(999.49mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1944
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
53.99"
(1,371.35mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1944
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
70.44"
(1,789.18mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-2.82"
(-71.62mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1930
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
103.31"
(2,624.07mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1997 1974
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1931
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
140.20"
(3,561.08mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-6.13"
(-155.70mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1985 1972
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1932
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
181.41"
(4,607.81mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 17, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/