Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2012

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2012
1-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jul–Aug 2012
2-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2010 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Ties: 1942
Jun–Aug 2012
3-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2014
May–Aug 2012
4-Month
14.24"
(361.70mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2011 1957
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Apr–Aug 2012
5-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2010 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Mar–Aug 2012
6-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2011 1957
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Feb–Aug 2012
7-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2011 1957
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1963
Jan–Aug 2012
8-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1963
Dec 2011–Aug 2012
9-Month
27.30"
(693.42mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Nov 2011–Aug 2012
10-Month
30.58"
(776.73mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1944
Oct 2011–Aug 2012
11-Month
34.74"
(882.40mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1944
Sep 2011–Aug 2012
12-Month
39.75"
(1,009.65mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1944
Ties: 1992
Mar 2011–Aug 2012
18-Month
55.96"
(1,421.38mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1944
Sep 2010–Aug 2012
24-Month
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
1.63"
(41.41mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1930
Sep 2009–Aug 2012
36-Month
108.59"
(2,758.19mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2011 1974
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1931
Sep 2008–Aug 2012
48-Month
145.16"
(3,687.06mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2011 1972
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1932
Sep 2007–Aug 2012
60-Month
183.36"
(4,657.34mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2011 1976
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/