Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, October 1970

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1970
1-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 2016
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1936
Ties: 1941
Sep–Oct 1970
2-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1969 1984
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1925
Aug–Oct 1970
3-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1945
Jul–Oct 1970
4-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1961
Jun–Oct 1970
5-Month
18.81"
(477.77mm)
18.96"
(481.58mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1961
May–Oct 1970
6-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
21.07"
(535.18mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1961
Apr–Oct 1970
7-Month
23.00"
(584.20mm)
22.95"
(582.93mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1961
Mar–Oct 1970
8-Month
25.66"
(651.76mm)
25.19"
(639.83mm)
0.47"
(11.93mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1957
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1961
Feb–Oct 1970
9-Month
28.21"
(716.53mm)
27.51"
(698.75mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1929
Jan–Oct 1970
10-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
30.24"
(768.10mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1929
Ties: 2020
Dec 1969–Oct 1970
11-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
33.28"
(845.31mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
Nov 1969–Oct 1970
12-Month
37.13"
(943.10mm)
36.66"
(931.16mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1929
May 1969–Oct 1970
18-Month
53.73"
(1,364.74mm)
57.70"
(1,465.58mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1929
Nov 1968–Oct 1970
24-Month
63.72"
(1,618.49mm)
73.23"
(1,860.04mm)
-9.51"
(-241.55mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1929
Nov 1967–Oct 1970
36-Month
96.73"
(2,456.94mm)
109.80"
(2,788.92mm)
-13.07"
(-331.98mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1974
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1931
Nov 1966–Oct 1970
48-Month
133.35"
(3,387.09mm)
146.28"
(3,715.51mm)
-12.93"
(-328.42mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932
Nov 1965–Oct 1970
60-Month
166.72"
(4,234.69mm)
182.71"
(4,640.83mm)
-15.99"
(-406.14mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 3, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/