Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, May 1941

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1941
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1940 2010
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1944
Apr–May 1941
2-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1940 2022
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1977
Mar–May 1941
3-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1940 2011
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1941
Feb–May 1941
4-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1940 2014
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1929
Jan–May 1941
5-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1940 1969
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1929
Dec 1940–May 1941
6-Month
15.67"
(398.02mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1940 1969
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1929
Nov 1940–May 1941
7-Month
18.71"
(475.23mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1969
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Oct 1940–May 1941
8-Month
22.91"
(581.91mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1940 1969
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Sep 1940–May 1941
9-Month
29.09"
(738.89mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1940 1969
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1926
Aug 1940–May 1941
10-Month
33.55"
(852.17mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1940 1969
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1926
Jul 1940–May 1941
11-Month
36.21"
(919.73mm)
34.34"
(872.24mm)
1.87"
(47.49mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1926
Jun 1940–May 1941
12-Month
38.21"
(970.53mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1926
Dec 1939–May 1941
18-Month
51.35"
(1,304.29mm)
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1929
Jun 1939–May 1941
24-Month
76.92"
(1,953.77mm)
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1938 1970
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1930
Ties: 1946
Jun 1938–May 1941
36-Month
119.15"
(3,026.41mm)
109.71"
(2,786.63mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1940 1971
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1931
Jun 1937–May 1941
48-Month
153.99"
(3,911.35mm)
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1972
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1932
Jun 1936–May 1941
60-Month
194.50"
(4,940.30mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1940 1973
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 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/