Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, April 2018

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2018
1-Month
2.08"
(52.83mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2017 1932
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1977
Ties: 1982
Mar–Apr 2018
2-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2017 2017
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1963
Feb–Apr 2018
3-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2017 1950
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1964
Jan–Apr 2018
4-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Dec 2017–Apr 2018
5-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
12.26"
(311.40mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1929
Nov 2017–Apr 2018
6-Month
14.52"
(368.81mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Oct 2017–Apr 2018
7-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1937
Sep 2017–Apr 2018
8-Month
25.07"
(636.78mm)
24.59"
(624.59mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Aug 2017–Apr 2018
9-Month
31.09"
(789.69mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Jul 2017–Apr 2018
10-Month
34.51"
(876.55mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Jun 2017–Apr 2018
11-Month
36.60"
(929.64mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
May 2017–Apr 2018
12-Month
39.36"
(999.74mm)
36.69"
(931.93mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Ties: 1981
Nov 2016–Apr 2018
18-Month
51.69"
(1,312.93mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969, 1974
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1930
May 2016–Apr 2018
24-Month
74.02"
(1,880.11mm)
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2012 1970
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1930
Ties: 1948
May 2015–Apr 2018
36-Month
113.86"
(2,892.04mm)
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2017 1971
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1931
May 2014–Apr 2018
48-Month
152.28"
(3,867.91mm)
146.23"
(3,714.24mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2017 1972
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Ties: 2019
May 2013–Apr 2018
60-Month
191.44"
(4,862.58mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2017 1973
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/