Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1921
1-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1918 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1939
Jul–Aug 1921
2-Month
9.21"
(233.93mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1918 2000
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1916
Jun–Aug 1921
3-Month
11.23"
(285.24mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1902 1902
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1916
May–Aug 1921
4-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1902 2000
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2003
Apr–Aug 1921
5-Month
20.18"
(512.57mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1902
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2003
Mar–Aug 1921
6-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1918 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2021
Feb–Aug 1921
7-Month
30.58"
(776.73mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1918 2007
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2003
Jan–Aug 1921
8-Month
33.80"
(858.52mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
-5.84"
(-148.34mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1918 2007
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1975
Dec 1920–Aug 1921
9-Month
41.84"
(1,062.74mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1918 2007
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1975
Nov 1920–Aug 1921
10-Month
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1918 2000
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1949
Oct 1920–Aug 1921
11-Month
45.96"
(1,167.38mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
-5.53"
(-140.47mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1918 2000
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Sep 1920–Aug 1921
12-Month
48.99"
(1,244.35mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1918 2000
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2003
Mar 1920–Aug 1921
18-Month
87.35"
(2,218.69mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1918 2007
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1949
Ties: 1936
Sep 1919–Aug 1921
24-Month
115.69"
(2,938.53mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1919 2007
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1920
Sep 1918–Aug 1921
36-Month
187.66"
(4,766.56mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
21.41"
(543.81mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1920 2008
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Sep 1917–Aug 1921
48-Month
230.59"
(5,856.99mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
9.06"
(230.13mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1919 1899
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1976
Sep 1916–Aug 1921
60-Month
284.63"
(7,229.60mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
7.94"
(201.67mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1919 1955
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/