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
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
91ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 2010
4ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1944
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
91ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 1954
4ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
75ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 2011
20ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1941
Ties: 1999, 2008
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
9.17"
(232.92mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
67ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 2014
28ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
11.61"
(294.89mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
57ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
38ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Ties: 1934
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
65ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
29ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1929
Ties: 1939
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
17.50"
(444.50mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
44ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
50ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
22.73"
(577.34mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
54ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
40ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1937
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
28.05"
(712.47mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
63ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
31ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
34.07"
(865.38mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
77ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
17ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
37.49"
(952.25mm)
34.34"
(872.24mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
79ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
15ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
39.58"
(1,005.33mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
75ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
19ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
51.77"
(1,314.96mm)
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
45ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
48ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1929
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
74.32"
(1,887.73mm)
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
46ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2011 1970
47ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1930
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
115.02"
(2,921.51mm)
109.71"
(2,786.63mm)
5.31"
(134.88mm)
62ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1971
30ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1931
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
153.47"
(3,898.14mm)
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
64ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1972
27ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
192.03"
(4,877.56mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
9.31"
(236.47mm)
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 September 2018, retrieved on September 25, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/