Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, January 2012

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2012
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1949
Ties: 1965
Dec 2011–Jan 2012
2-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Ties: 2014
Nov 2011–Jan 2012
3-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2011 1996
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1937
Oct 2011–Jan 2012
4-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1937
Sep 2011–Jan 2012
5-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1926
Aug 2011–Jan 2012
6-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1926
Jul 2011–Jan 2012
7-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
Jun 2011–Jan 2012
8-Month
32.24"
(818.90mm)
28.12"
(714.25mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
May 2011–Jan 2012
9-Month
33.63"
(854.20mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1926
Apr 2011–Jan 2012
10-Month
35.28"
(896.11mm)
32.13"
(816.10mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1926
Mar 2011–Jan 2012
11-Month
36.11"
(917.19mm)
34.35"
(872.49mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1926
Feb 2011–Jan 2012
12-Month
38.97"
(989.84mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1929
Aug 2010–Jan 2012
18-Month
59.02"
(1,499.11mm)
59.05"
(1,499.87mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2011 1970
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1945
Feb 2010–Jan 2012
24-Month
73.45"
(1,865.63mm)
73.21"
(1,859.53mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2011 1970
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1930
Feb 2009–Jan 2012
36-Month
106.54"
(2,706.12mm)
109.73"
(2,787.14mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2011 1971
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1931
Feb 2008–Jan 2012
48-Month
144.86"
(3,679.44mm)
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2011 1976
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Feb 2007–Jan 2012
60-Month
178.48"
(4,533.39mm)
182.80"
(4,643.12mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2000 1973
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/