Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
1.39"
(35.31mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2010 2010
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1944
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2010 2022
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1998
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
3.87"
(98.30mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2011 2011
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1941
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
6.73"
(170.94mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2007 2014
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1929
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
9.29"
(235.97mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1929
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1929
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1929
Ties: 1983
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
19.61"
(498.09mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1937
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
22.80"
(579.12mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1926
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
26.78"
(680.21mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1926
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
31.34"
(796.04mm)
34.34"
(872.24mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1926
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
34.05"
(864.87mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1926
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
45.48"
(1,155.19mm)
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1929
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
66.02"
(1,676.91mm)
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
-7.17"
(-182.12mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1997 1970
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1930
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
103.30"
(2,623.82mm)
109.71"
(2,786.63mm)
-6.41"
(-162.81mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1998 1971
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1931
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
139.72"
(3,548.89mm)
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1999 1972
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
177.99"
(4,520.95mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2000 1973
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/