Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2001

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2001
1-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
Ties: 1962
Jul–Aug 2001
2-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
0.68"
(17.28mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1999 1977
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Ties: 1951
Jun–Aug 2001
3-Month
9.89"
(251.21mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2014
May–Aug 2001
4-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Apr–Aug 2001
5-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2000 1957
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Ties: 1971, 2000
Mar–Aug 2001
6-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Feb–Aug 2001
7-Month
20.00"
(508.00mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2000 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1963
Jan–Aug 2001
8-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2000 1969
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1963
Dec 2000–Aug 2001
9-Month
27.58"
(700.53mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2000 1969
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1944
Nov 2000–Aug 2001
10-Month
31.87"
(809.50mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
4.11"
(104.40mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2000 1969
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Ties: 1955
Oct 2000–Aug 2001
11-Month
36.16"
(918.46mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2000 1969
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Sep 2000–Aug 2001
12-Month
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2000 1969
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Mar 2000–Aug 2001
18-Month
59.14"
(1,502.16mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2000 1969
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Sep 1999–Aug 2001
24-Month
82.57"
(2,097.28mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
9.31"
(236.48mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2000 1969
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1930
Sep 1998–Aug 2001
36-Month
117.79"
(2,991.87mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
7.96"
(202.19mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2000 1974
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1931
Sep 1997–Aug 2001
48-Month
157.14"
(3,991.36mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
10.81"
(274.58mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2000 1972
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1932
Sep 1996–Aug 2001
60-Month
188.23"
(4,781.04mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2000 1976
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 6, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/