Climate at a Glance

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
0.95"
(24.13mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1941, 2007
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2007
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1980
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
-9.72"
(-246.89mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2007
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1929
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
-10.98"
(-278.89mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2007
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1929
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
-10.76"
(-273.30mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2007
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-12.77"
(-324.36mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1914
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
37.42"
(950.47mm)
-14.39"
(-365.51mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1914
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
23.78"
(604.01mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-17.43"
(-442.72mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1898
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1973
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
29.85"
(758.19mm)
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
-15.71"
(-399.03mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1941
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2010
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
34.57"
(878.08mm)
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
-16.46"
(-418.08mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1898
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1980
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
-18.83"
(-478.28mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1898
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1990
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
64.66"
(1,642.36mm)
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
-21.58"
(-548.14mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1898
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1980
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
86.40"
(2,194.56mm)
110.85"
(2,815.59mm)
-24.45"
(-621.03mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1898
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1976
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
134.35"
(3,412.49mm)
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
-32.02"
(-813.31mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1898
124th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/