Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, September 1998

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1998
1-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1925
Aug–Sep 1998
2-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 1944
Jul–Sep 1998
3-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
12.23"
(310.64mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1997 1968
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
Jun–Sep 1998
4-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 1968
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
May–Sep 1998
5-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
16.68"
(423.67mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2012
Ties: 2016
Apr–Sep 1998
6-Month
23.15"
(588.01mm)
18.57"
(471.68mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1961
Mar–Sep 1998
7-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2016
Feb–Sep 1998
8-Month
26.51"
(673.35mm)
23.12"
(587.25mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1928
Jan–Sep 1998
9-Month
28.12"
(714.25mm)
25.85"
(656.59mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1928
Ties: 1967
Dec 1997–Sep 1998
10-Month
32.43"
(823.72mm)
28.92"
(734.57mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1928
Nov 1997–Sep 1998
11-Month
36.04"
(915.42mm)
32.29"
(820.17mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Oct 1997–Sep 1998
12-Month
39.21"
(995.93mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1944
Apr 1997–Sep 1998
18-Month
57.16"
(1,451.86mm)
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1944
Oct 1996–Sep 1998
24-Month
71.03"
(1,804.16mm)
73.25"
(1,860.55mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1930
Oct 1995–Sep 1998
36-Month
102.68"
(2,608.07mm)
109.82"
(2,789.43mm)
-7.14"
(-181.36mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1997 1974
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
Oct 1994–Sep 1998
48-Month
139.80"
(3,550.92mm)
146.31"
(3,716.27mm)
-6.51"
(-165.35mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1932
Oct 1993–Sep 1998
60-Month
179.82"
(4,567.43mm)
182.77"
(4,642.36mm)
-2.95"
(-74.93mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1997 1972
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/