Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2021

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2021
1-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2020 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jul–Aug 2021
2-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2020 1977
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Jun–Aug 2021
3-Month
11.74"
(298.20mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2014
May–Aug 2021
4-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Apr–Aug 2021
5-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Mar–Aug 2021
6-Month
18.79"
(477.27mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
2.56"
(65.03mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Feb–Aug 2021
7-Month
20.77"
(527.56mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1963
Jan–Aug 2021
8-Month
23.94"
(608.08mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2020 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1963
Dec 2020–Aug 2021
9-Month
28.07"
(712.98mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2020 1969
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1944
Nov 2020–Aug 2021
10-Month
32.06"
(814.32mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2020 1969
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1944
Oct 2020–Aug 2021
11-Month
35.45"
(900.43mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2020 1969
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Sep 2020–Aug 2021
12-Month
39.52"
(1,003.81mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1944
Mar 2020–Aug 2021
18-Month
56.98"
(1,447.29mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2020 1969
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Sep 2019–Aug 2021
24-Month
80.29"
(2,039.37mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
7.03"
(178.57mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2020 1969
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1930
Sep 2018–Aug 2021
36-Month
113.86"
(2,892.04mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2019 1974
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1931
Sep 2017–Aug 2021
48-Month
154.22"
(3,917.19mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
7.89"
(200.41mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1972
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Sep 2016–Aug 2021
60-Month
188.43"
(4,786.12mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2019 1976
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1932
Ties: 1944

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/