Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2019

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2019
1-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2008 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jul–Aug 2019
2-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2004 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Jun–Aug 2019
3-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2004 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2014
May–Aug 2019
4-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
-1.67"
(-42.41mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Apr–Aug 2019
5-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Ties: 1933
Mar–Aug 2019
6-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Feb–Aug 2019
7-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2007 1957
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1963
Jan–Aug 2019
8-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1969
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1963
Dec 2018–Aug 2019
9-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2007 1969
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1944
Nov 2018–Aug 2019
10-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1944
Oct 2018–Aug 2019
11-Month
31.00"
(787.40mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2017 1969
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1944
Sep 2018–Aug 2019
12-Month
33.57"
(852.68mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1944
Mar 2018–Aug 2019
18-Month
52.97"
(1,345.44mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1944
Sep 2017–Aug 2019
24-Month
73.93"
(1,877.82mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1930
Sep 2016–Aug 2019
36-Month
108.14"
(2,746.76mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2011 1974
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1931
Sep 2015–Aug 2019
48-Month
150.03"
(3,810.76mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2013 1972
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1932
Sep 2014–Aug 2019
60-Month
186.10"
(4,726.94mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2013 1976
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/