Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
5.18"
(131.57mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2018
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2002 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2014
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
20.40"
(518.16mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2002 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1963
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1963
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
25.92"
(658.37mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
36.09"
(916.69mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
41.34"
(1,050.04mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
57.43"
(1,458.72mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
76.50"
(1,943.10mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2000 1969
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1930
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
118.59"
(3,012.19mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
8.76"
(222.51mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1974
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1931
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
159.07"
(4,040.38mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2002 1972
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
194.29"
(4,934.97mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
11.48"
(291.60mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/