Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, September 2016

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2016
1-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2014 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1925
Aug–Sep 2016
2-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2012
Ties: 1925, 2015
Jul–Sep 2016
3-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
12.23"
(310.64mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1968
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Jun–Sep 2016
4-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1968
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2012
May–Sep 2016
5-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
16.68"
(423.67mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2012
Ties: 1998
Apr–Sep 2016
6-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
18.57"
(471.68mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1961
Mar–Sep 2016
7-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Feb–Sep 2016
8-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
23.12"
(587.25mm)
4.54"
(115.31mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1928
Jan–Sep 2016
9-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
25.85"
(656.59mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1928
Dec 2015–Sep 2016
10-Month
32.02"
(813.31mm)
28.92"
(734.57mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1928
Nov 2015–Sep 2016
11-Month
37.41"
(950.21mm)
32.29"
(820.17mm)
5.12"
(130.04mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1944
Oct 2015–Sep 2016
12-Month
41.57"
(1,055.88mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1944
Apr 2015–Sep 2016
18-Month
63.20"
(1,605.28mm)
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Oct 2014–Sep 2016
24-Month
79.03"
(2,007.36mm)
73.25"
(1,860.55mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2014 1969
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1930
Oct 2013–Sep 2016
36-Month
120.82"
(3,068.83mm)
109.82"
(2,789.43mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2015 1974
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1930
Oct 2012–Sep 2016
48-Month
155.42"
(3,947.67mm)
146.31"
(3,716.27mm)
9.11"
(231.40mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2014 1969
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1932
Oct 2011–Sep 2016
60-Month
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
182.77"
(4,642.36mm)
14.64"
(371.85mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1972
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/