Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alaska

Precipitation Rankings, December 2015

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Period Value 1925-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1925-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2015
1-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1983 1933
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1943
Ties: 1968
Nov–Dec 2015
2-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
0.58"
(14.74mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2014 1942
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1943
Oct–Dec 2015
3-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2014 1950
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1936
Sep–Dec 2015
4-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
15.42"
(391.67mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2014 1996
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1925
Ties: 1961
Aug–Dec 2015
5-Month
22.29"
(566.17mm)
19.79"
(502.67mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 1968
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1943
Ties: 2006
Jul–Dec 2015
6-Month
26.21"
(665.73mm)
23.08"
(586.23mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2014 1968
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1943
Jun–Dec 2015
7-Month
28.28"
(718.31mm)
25.42"
(645.67mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 1968
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1943
May–Dec 2015
8-Month
30.10"
(764.54mm)
27.53"
(699.26mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2014 1968
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1943
Apr–Dec 2015
9-Month
32.83"
(833.88mm)
29.41"
(747.01mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2014 1968
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1925, 1943
Mar–Dec 2015
10-Month
35.09"
(891.29mm)
31.65"
(803.91mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2014 1968
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1930
Feb–Dec 2015
11-Month
36.93"
(938.02mm)
33.97"
(862.84mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1950
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1943
Jan–Dec 2015
12-Month
40.10"
(1,018.54mm)
36.70"
(932.18mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1950
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1928
Jul 2014–Dec 2015
18-Month
62.92"
(1,598.17mm)
59.67"
(1,515.62mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1929
Jan 2014–Dec 2015
24-Month
76.85"
(1,951.99mm)
73.30"
(1,861.82mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2012 1969
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1929
Jan 2013–Dec 2015
36-Month
117.66"
(2,988.56mm)
109.84"
(2,789.94mm)
7.82"
(198.62mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1970
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1930
Jan 2012–Dec 2015
48-Month
154.94"
(3,935.48mm)
146.40"
(3,718.56mm)
8.54"
(216.92mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2014 1975
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1931
Ties: 1988
Jan 2011–Dec 2015
60-Month
193.68"
(4,919.47mm)
182.88"
(4,645.15mm)
10.80"
(274.32mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 1972
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 6, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/