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
2.95"
(74.93mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
91ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 2010
4ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1944
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
90ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1954
5ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1998
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
71ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 2011
24ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
66ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 2014
29ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
55ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
40ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Ties: 1968
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
15.09"
(383.29mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
64ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
30ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1929
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
17.43"
(442.72mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
43ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
51ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
54ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
40ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1937
Ties: 2009
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
27.98"
(710.69mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
63ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
31ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
34.00"
(863.60mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
77ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
17ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
37.42"
(950.47mm)
34.34"
(872.24mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
77ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
17ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
39.51"
(1,003.55mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
75ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
19ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
51.70"
(1,313.18mm)
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
45ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
48ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
74.25"
(1,885.95mm)
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
46ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2011 1970
47ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1930
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
114.95"
(2,919.73mm)
109.71"
(2,786.63mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
62ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1971
30ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1931
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
153.40"
(3,896.36mm)
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
64ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1972
27ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
191.96"
(4,875.78mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
9.24"
(234.69mm)
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 July 2018, retrieved on July 20, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/