Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2017

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2017
1-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jul–Aug 2017
2-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2016 1977
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Ties: 2014
Jun–Aug 2017
3-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2014
May–Aug 2017
4-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2015 1957
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Apr–Aug 2017
5-Month
15.19"
(385.83mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Mar–Aug 2017
6-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2013 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Feb–Aug 2017
7-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2013 1957
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1963
Jan–Aug 2017
8-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1963
Ties: 1970
Dec 2016–Aug 2017
9-Month
23.72"
(602.49mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Nov 2016–Aug 2017
10-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2013 1969
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Oct 2016–Aug 2017
11-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Sep 2016–Aug 2017
12-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Ties: 1968
Mar 2016–Aug 2017
18-Month
53.50"
(1,358.90mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Sep 2015–Aug 2017
24-Month
76.10"
(1,932.94mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1969
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1930
Sep 2014–Aug 2017
36-Month
112.17"
(2,849.12mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2013 1974
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1931
Sep 2013–Aug 2017
48-Month
154.56"
(3,925.82mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2014 1972
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Sep 2012–Aug 2017
60-Month
190.99"
(4,851.15mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
8.18"
(207.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2015 1976
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/