Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 2022

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2022
1-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2021 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jul–Aug 2022
2-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2021 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jun–Aug 2022
3-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 2014
Ties: 1938
May–Aug 2022
4-Month
12.75"
(323.85mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2020 1957
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Apr–Aug 2022
5-Month
13.78"
(350.01mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Mar–Aug 2022
6-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2019 1957
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1998
Feb–Aug 2022
7-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2021 1957
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1963
Jan–Aug 2022
8-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2021 1969
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1963
Dec 2021–Aug 2022
9-Month
28.46"
(722.88mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2021 1969
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1944
Nov 2021–Aug 2022
10-Month
30.96"
(786.38mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1969
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1944
Oct 2021–Aug 2022
11-Month
35.77"
(908.56mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2021 1969
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1944
Sep 2021–Aug 2022
12-Month
40.19"
(1,020.83mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2021 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1944
Mar 2021–Aug 2022
18-Month
58.90"
(1,496.06mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2021 1969
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1944
Sep 2020–Aug 2022
24-Month
79.64"
(2,022.86mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
6.38"
(162.06mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2020 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1930
Sep 2019–Aug 2022
36-Month
120.41"
(3,058.41mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
10.58"
(268.73mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2021 1974
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1931
Sep 2018–Aug 2022
48-Month
153.98"
(3,911.09mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1972
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2021 1932
Sep 2017–Aug 2022
60-Month
194.34"
(4,936.24mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
11.53"
(292.87mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2021 1976
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/