Climate at a Glance

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
2.79"
(70.87mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
5.57"
(141.48mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2014
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
-1.42"
(-36.06mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 1957
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1976 1957
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
13.57"
(344.68mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1974 1957
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Ties: 1972
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
15.76"
(400.30mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1974 1957
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1963
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
21.28"
(540.51mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1963
Ties: 1950
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1944
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
27.76"
(705.10mm)
-6.34"
(-161.03mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1944
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
25.75"
(654.05mm)
32.15"
(816.61mm)
-6.40"
(-162.56mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1944
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
31.45"
(798.83mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1944
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
46.29"
(1,175.77mm)
52.92"
(1,344.17mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1944
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
69.95"
(1,776.73mm)
73.26"
(1,860.80mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1976 1969
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1930
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
102.49"
(2,603.25mm)
109.83"
(2,789.68mm)
-7.34"
(-186.43mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1974
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1931
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
139.08"
(3,532.63mm)
146.33"
(3,716.78mm)
-7.25"
(-184.15mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1977 1972
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1932
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
166.78"
(4,236.21mm)
182.81"
(4,643.37mm)
-16.03"
(-407.16mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/