Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2018

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1925-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2018
1-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
91ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 1941
4ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1939
Jul–Aug 2018
2-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
77ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
18ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Jun–Aug 2018
3-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
84ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
11ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2014
May–Aug 2018
4-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
93ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
2ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Apr–Aug 2018
5-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
92ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
3ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Mar–Aug 2018
6-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
90ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
5ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Feb–Aug 2018
7-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
86ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
9ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1963
Jan–Aug 2018
8-Month
23.74"
(603.00mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
81ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
14ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1963
Dec 2017–Aug 2018
9-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
80ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
14ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1944
Nov 2017–Aug 2018
10-Month
29.63"
(752.60mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
62ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
32ⁿᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Oct 2017–Aug 2018
11-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
73ʳᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
21ˢᵗ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Sep 2017–Aug 2018
12-Month
40.18"
(1,020.57mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
71ˢᵗ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
23ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Mar 2017–Aug 2018
18-Month
56.56"
(1,436.62mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
74ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
20ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Sep 2016–Aug 2018
24-Month
74.39"
(1,889.51mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
1.13"
(28.71mm)
50ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
43ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1930
Sep 2015–Aug 2018
36-Month
116.28"
(2,953.51mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
72ⁿᵈ Driest Driest since: 2017 1974
20ᵗʰ Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1931
Sep 2014–Aug 2018
48-Month
152.35"
(3,869.69mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
58ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2013 1972
33ʳᵈ Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Sep 2013–Aug 2018
60-Month
194.74"
(4,946.40mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
11.93"
(303.03mm)
80ᵗʰ Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
10ᵗʰ 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 22, 2018 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/