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
6.53"
(165.86mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2017 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Aug 2018
2-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2015 1977
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Ties: 1932
Jun–Aug 2018
3-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2014
May–Aug 2018
4-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
3.18"
(80.78mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Apr–Aug 2018
5-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Mar–Aug 2018
6-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Feb–Aug 2018
7-Month
21.48"
(545.59mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1963
Jan–Aug 2018
8-Month
23.92"
(607.57mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1963
Dec 2017–Aug 2018
9-Month
27.47"
(697.74mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1944
Nov 2017–Aug 2018
10-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Oct 2017–Aug 2018
11-Month
35.04"
(890.02mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Sep 2017–Aug 2018
12-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Mar 2017–Aug 2018
18-Month
56.74"
(1,441.20mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Sep 2016–Aug 2018
24-Month
74.57"
(1,894.08mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1930
Ties: 1999
Sep 2015–Aug 2018
36-Month
116.46"
(2,958.08mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1974
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1931
Sep 2014–Aug 2018
48-Month
152.53"
(3,874.26mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2013 1972
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Sep 2013–Aug 2018
60-Month
194.92"
(4,950.97mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
12.11"
(307.60mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1932
Ties: 1941

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/