Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, October 2016

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2016
1-Month
1.70"
(43.18mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2016
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1936
Sep–Oct 2016
2-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-1.37"
(-34.79mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2010 1984
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1925
Aug–Oct 2016
3-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1945
Jul–Oct 2016
4-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1968
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1961
Jun–Oct 2016
5-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
18.96"
(481.58mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2010 1968
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1961
May–Oct 2016
6-Month
22.33"
(567.18mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2010 1968
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1961
Apr–Oct 2016
7-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
22.95"
(582.93mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1961
Mar–Oct 2016
8-Month
26.88"
(682.75mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2014 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1961
Feb–Oct 2016
9-Month
29.36"
(745.74mm)
27.51"
(698.75mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2014 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1929
Jan–Oct 2016
10-Month
32.07"
(814.58mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2014 1969
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1929
Dec 2015–Oct 2016
11-Month
33.72"
(856.49mm)
33.28"
(845.31mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1929
Nov 2015–Oct 2016
12-Month
39.11"
(993.39mm)
36.66"
(931.16mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1929
May 2015–Oct 2016
18-Month
62.17"
(1,579.12mm)
57.70"
(1,465.58mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1929
Nov 2014–Oct 2016
24-Month
77.53"
(1,969.26mm)
73.23"
(1,860.04mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1929
Nov 2013–Oct 2016
36-Month
116.09"
(2,948.69mm)
109.80"
(2,788.92mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1974
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1931
Nov 2012–Oct 2016
48-Month
154.17"
(3,915.92mm)
146.28"
(3,715.51mm)
7.89"
(200.41mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2013 1969
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1932
Nov 2011–Oct 2016
60-Month
194.95"
(4,951.73mm)
182.71"
(4,640.83mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/