Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 2003

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2003
1-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1998 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1949
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
5.52"
(140.21mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1944
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2002 1996
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1937
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1937
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
20.94"
(531.88mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
3.68"
(93.48mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
29.02"
(737.11mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
31.44"
(798.58mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
33.72"
(856.49mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
35.60"
(904.24mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
37.03"
(940.56mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
39.56"
(1,004.82mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1929
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
60.06"
(1,525.52mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1998 1970
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1945
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
76.10"
(1,932.94mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1999 1970
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1930
Ties: 1991
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
117.18"
(2,976.37mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2000 1971
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1931
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
157.87"
(4,009.90mm)
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
11.58"
(294.13mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1932
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
195.94"
(4,976.88mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
13.14"
(333.76mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1973
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/