Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2016

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2016
1-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jul–Aug 2016
2-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Jun–Aug 2016
3-Month
12.06"
(306.32mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2014
May–Aug 2016
4-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
2.63"
(66.81mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Apr–Aug 2016
5-Month
17.04"
(432.82mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Mar–Aug 2016
6-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Feb–Aug 2016
7-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1963
Jan–Aug 2016
8-Month
24.48"
(621.79mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1963
Dec 2015–Aug 2016
9-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1944
Nov 2015–Aug 2016
10-Month
31.52"
(800.61mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Oct 2015–Aug 2016
11-Month
35.68"
(906.27mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1944
Sep 2015–Aug 2016
12-Month
41.89"
(1,064.01mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
5.19"
(131.83mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1944
Mar 2015–Aug 2016
18-Month
59.57"
(1,513.08mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Sep 2014–Aug 2016
24-Month
77.96"
(1,980.18mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1969
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1930
Sep 2013–Aug 2016
36-Month
120.35"
(3,056.89mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
10.52"
(267.21mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1974
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1931
Sep 2012–Aug 2016
48-Month
156.78"
(3,982.21mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1972
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1932
Sep 2011–Aug 2016
60-Month
196.53"
(4,991.86mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
13.72"
(348.49mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/