Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, May 2015

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2015
1-Month
1.82"
(46.23mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2014 2010
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1944
Ties: 1972
Apr–May 2015
2-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2014 2022
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1998
Mar–May 2015
3-Month
6.81"
(172.97mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1941
Feb–May 2015
4-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2014 2014
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1929
Jan–May 2015
5-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2014 1969
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1929
Ties: 1947
Dec 2014–May 2015
6-Month
14.66"
(372.36mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2014 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1929
Ties: 1993
Nov 2014–May 2015
7-Month
17.18"
(436.37mm)
17.76"
(451.10mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2013 1969
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1929
Oct 2014–May 2015
8-Month
20.38"
(517.65mm)
22.15"
(562.61mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2013 1969
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1937
Sep 2014–May 2015
9-Month
25.20"
(640.08mm)
26.70"
(678.18mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1926
Aug 2014–May 2015
10-Month
30.05"
(763.27mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1926
Jul 2014–May 2015
11-Month
34.64"
(879.86mm)
34.34"
(872.24mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1926
Jun 2014–May 2015
12-Month
38.45"
(976.63mm)
36.68"
(931.67mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1926
Dec 2013–May 2015
18-Month
51.68"
(1,312.67mm)
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2012 1969
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1929
Jun 2013–May 2015
24-Month
77.01"
(1,956.05mm)
73.19"
(1,859.03mm)
3.82"
(97.02mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2012 1970
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1930
Jun 2012–May 2015
36-Month
115.63"
(2,937.00mm)
109.71"
(2,786.63mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2013 1971
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1931
Jun 2011–May 2015
48-Month
156.11"
(3,965.19mm)
146.24"
(3,714.50mm)
9.87"
(250.69mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 1972
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1932
Jun 2010–May 2015
60-Month
190.16"
(4,830.06mm)
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
7.44"
(188.97mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1973
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 25, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/