Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1945 2010
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1944
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1945 2022
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
6.73"
(170.94mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1945 2011
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1941
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1945 2014
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1945 1969
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Ties: 2015
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
17.98"
(456.69mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
23.91"
(607.31mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1937
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
27.48"
(697.99mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1926
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
32.10"
(815.34mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
Ties: 2007
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
34.91"
(886.71mm)
34.34"
(872.24mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
36.39"
(924.31mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1926
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
50.05"
(1,271.27mm)
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1969
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Ties: 1938
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
75.74"
(1,923.80mm)
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1943 1970
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1930
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
113.31"
(2,878.07mm)
109.71"
(2,786.63mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1971
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1931
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
158.37"
(4,022.60mm)
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
12.13"
(308.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1946 1972
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
193.13"
(4,905.50mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
10.41"
(264.41mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1946 1973
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/