Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2011 2010
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1944
Ties: 1946
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2011 2022
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Ties: 1936
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
5.50"
(139.70mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2011 2011
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1941
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2011 2014
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1929
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
11.03"
(280.16mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1929
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1929
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1929
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
23.13"
(587.50mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1937
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1926
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
34.20"
(868.68mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1926
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
37.90"
(962.66mm)
34.34"
(872.24mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
40.48"
(1,028.19mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1926
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
51.62"
(1,311.15mm)
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1929
Ties: 1989
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2011 1970
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1930
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
106.50"
(2,705.10mm)
109.71"
(2,786.63mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2011 1971
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1931
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
143.78"
(3,652.01mm)
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2011 1972
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1932
Ties: 1956
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
180.20"
(4,577.08mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2011 1973
63rd 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 October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/