Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1901
1-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1939
Jul–Aug 1901
2-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
2.82"
(71.62mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1900 2000
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1916
Ties: 1936
Jun–Aug 1901
3-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1899 1902
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1916
May–Aug 1901
4-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1900 2000
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Apr–Aug 1901
5-Month
26.35"
(669.29mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1899 1902
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2003
Mar–Aug 1901
6-Month
32.69"
(830.33mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
3.41"
(86.62mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1899 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2021
Feb–Aug 1901
7-Month
37.14"
(943.36mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1899 2007
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2003
Jan–Aug 1901
8-Month
42.11"
(1,069.59mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1899 2007
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1975
Dec 1900–Aug 1901
9-Month
47.21"
(1,199.13mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1899 2007
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1975
Nov 1900–Aug 1901
10-Month
50.54"
(1,283.72mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
1.93"
(49.03mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1899 2000
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1949
Ties: 1982
Oct 1900–Aug 1901
11-Month
56.33"
(1,430.78mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
4.84"
(122.93mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1899 2000
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2020
Sep 1900–Aug 1901
12-Month
60.39"
(1,533.91mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1900 2000
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Mar 1900–Aug 1901
18-Month
95.84"
(2,434.34mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
11.13"
(282.71mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1900 2007
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1949
Sep 1899–Aug 1901
24-Month
119.48"
(3,034.79mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1900 2007
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1920
Sep 1898–Aug 1901
36-Month
173.49"
(4,406.65mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1900 2008
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Sep 1897–Aug 1901
48-Month
214.38"
(5,445.25mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
-7.15"
(-181.61mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1900 1899
85th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976
Sep 1896–Aug 1901
60-Month
263.75"
(6,699.25mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
-12.94"
(-328.68mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1900 1955
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/