Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
91ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 2010
4ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1944
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
91ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 1954
4ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
72ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 2011
23ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
67ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 2014
28ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
56ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
39ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Ties: 1990
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
64ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
30ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1929
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
43ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
51ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Ties: 1953
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
54ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
40ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1937
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
63ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
31ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
34.06"
(865.12mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
77ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
17ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
37.48"
(951.99mm)
34.34"
(872.24mm)
3.14"
(79.75mm)
79ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
15ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
39.57"
(1,005.08mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
75ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
19ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
45ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
48ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
74.31"
(1,887.47mm)
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
1.12"
(28.44mm)
46ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2011 1970
47ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1930
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
115.01"
(2,921.25mm)
109.71"
(2,786.63mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
62ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1971
30ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1931
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
153.46"
(3,897.88mm)
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
7.22"
(183.38mm)
64ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1972
27ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
192.02"
(4,877.31mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
70ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1973
20ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2018, retrieved on December 13, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/