Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, April 2020

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2020
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1932
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1977
Ties: 2015
Mar–Apr 2020
2-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2019 2017
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1963
Feb–Apr 2020
3-Month
8.02"
(203.71mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1950
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1964
Jan–Apr 2020
4-Month
9.91"
(251.71mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1929
Dec 2019–Apr 2020
5-Month
12.95"
(328.93mm)
12.26"
(311.40mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1929
Ties: 1932
Nov 2019–Apr 2020
6-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1929
Oct 2019–Apr 2020
7-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1937
Sep 2019–Apr 2020
8-Month
28.32"
(719.33mm)
24.59"
(624.59mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1926
Aug 2019–Apr 2020
9-Month
31.69"
(804.93mm)
28.96"
(735.58mm)
2.73"
(69.35mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Jul 2019–Apr 2020
10-Month
34.58"
(878.33mm)
32.22"
(818.39mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1926
Jun 2019–Apr 2020
11-Month
36.39"
(924.31mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1926
May 2019–Apr 2020
12-Month
38.76"
(984.50mm)
36.69"
(931.93mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1926
Nov 2018–Apr 2020
18-Month
54.40"
(1,381.76mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969, 1974
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1930
May 2018–Apr 2020
24-Month
77.18"
(1,960.37mm)
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2018 1970
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1930
May 2017–Apr 2020
36-Month
116.54"
(2,960.12mm)
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
6.84"
(173.74mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2019 1971
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1931
May 2016–Apr 2020
48-Month
151.20"
(3,840.48mm)
146.23"
(3,714.24mm)
4.97"
(126.24mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2014 1972
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1932
May 2015–Apr 2020
60-Month
191.04"
(4,852.42mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
8.32"
(211.33mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2019 1973
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1933

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/