Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2008

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2008
1-Month
3.05"
(77.47mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2018
Jul–Aug 2008
2-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2007 1977
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Ties: 1952
Jun–Aug 2008
3-Month
10.23"
(259.84mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2014
May–Aug 2008
4-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Apr–Aug 2008
5-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Mar–Aug 2008
6-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Feb–Aug 2008
7-Month
19.55"
(496.57mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1963
Jan–Aug 2008
8-Month
22.37"
(568.20mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2007 1969
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1963
Dec 2007–Aug 2008
9-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2007 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1944
Ties: 1938
Nov 2007–Aug 2008
10-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2007 1969
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1944
Oct 2007–Aug 2008
11-Month
32.38"
(822.45mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2007 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1944
Sep 2007–Aug 2008
12-Month
38.20"
(970.28mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1969
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1944
Mar 2007–Aug 2008
18-Month
52.18"
(1,325.37mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2004 1969
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1944
Sep 2006–Aug 2008
24-Month
72.71"
(1,846.83mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1998 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1930
Sep 2005–Aug 2008
36-Month
113.65"
(2,886.71mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2004 1974
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1931
Sep 2004–Aug 2008
48-Month
155.55"
(3,950.97mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2007 1972
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1932
Sep 2003–Aug 2008
60-Month
190.25"
(4,832.35mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
7.44"
(188.98mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/