Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
5.25"
(133.35mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1999 1977
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2001 1957
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2014
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2001 1957
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Ties: 1942
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1957
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1997 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1963
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
22.20"
(563.88mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1963
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
25.07"
(636.78mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1999 1969
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
27.03"
(686.56mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1999 1969
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
31.22"
(792.99mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1999 1969
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
35.16"
(893.06mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Ties: 1960
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
52.13"
(1,324.10mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
77.25"
(1,962.15mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2000 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1930
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
117.73"
(2,990.34mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2000 1974
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1931
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
152.95"
(3,884.93mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2000 1972
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1932
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
192.30"
(4,884.42mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/