Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1997 2010
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1944
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1997 2022
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1997 2011
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1941
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1997 2014
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
10.58"
(268.73mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1929
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1929
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1929
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
21.67"
(550.42mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1937
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
31.10"
(789.94mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
34.20"
(868.68mm)
34.34"
(872.24mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
36.10"
(916.94mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1926
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
48.26"
(1,225.80mm)
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1929
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
-5.87"
(-149.10mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1997 1970
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1930
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
99.39"
(2,524.51mm)
109.71"
(2,786.63mm)
-10.32"
(-262.12mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1975 1971
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1931
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
136.83"
(3,475.48mm)
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
-9.41"
(-239.02mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1972
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1932
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
176.55"
(4,484.37mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-6.17"
(-156.72mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1979 1973
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/