Climate at a Glance

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 1939
Ties: 2012, 2017
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2000
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
46th Driest Driest to Date 1902
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1916
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 2000
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2003
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
18.46"
(468.88mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1902
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2003
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2021
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
35.44"
(900.18mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1896 2007
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
39.17"
(994.92mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1896 2007
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1975
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1896 2007
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2000
85th Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
47.57"
(1,208.28mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1896 2000
88th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
49.37"
(1,254.00mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1896 2000
100th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
74.84"
(1,900.94mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
-9.87"
(-250.69mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 2007
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1949
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
95.14"
(2,416.56mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
-15.63"
(-397.00mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 2007
113th Wettest Wettest to Date 1920

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/