Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, October 2012

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2012
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1984 2016
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1936
Sep–Oct 2012
2-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2011 1984
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1925
Aug–Oct 2012
3-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1945
Jul–Oct 2012
4-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2011 1968
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1961
Ties: 2011
Jun–Oct 2012
5-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
18.96"
(481.58mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2011 1968
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1961
May–Oct 2012
6-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2011 1968
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1961
Apr–Oct 2012
7-Month
25.49"
(647.45mm)
22.95"
(582.93mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1961
Mar–Oct 2012
8-Month
27.31"
(693.67mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
2.12"
(53.84mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2011 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1961
Feb–Oct 2012
9-Month
30.05"
(763.27mm)
27.51"
(698.75mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1929
Ties: 2021
Jan–Oct 2012
10-Month
32.84"
(834.14mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1929
Dec 2011–Oct 2012
11-Month
37.50"
(952.50mm)
33.28"
(845.31mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1929
Nov 2011–Oct 2012
12-Month
40.78"
(1,035.81mm)
36.66"
(931.16mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1929
May 2011–Oct 2012
18-Month
63.68"
(1,617.47mm)
57.70"
(1,465.58mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1929
Nov 2010–Oct 2012
24-Month
77.72"
(1,974.09mm)
73.23"
(1,860.04mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1929
Nov 2009–Oct 2012
36-Month
111.12"
(2,822.45mm)
109.80"
(2,788.92mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2011 1974
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1931
Nov 2008–Oct 2012
48-Month
145.92"
(3,706.37mm)
146.28"
(3,715.51mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1932
Nov 2007–Oct 2012
60-Month
183.81"
(4,668.77mm)
182.71"
(4,640.83mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2011 1976
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/