Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
0.38"
(9.65mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1924 1963
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1995
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
1.71"
(43.43mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1954
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
13.27"
(337.06mm)
16.40"
(416.56mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1935 1954
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
20.68"
(525.27mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1954
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
21.06"
(534.92mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-3.86"
(-98.05mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1954
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2017
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
30.66"
(778.76mm)
29.73"
(755.14mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
36.84"
(935.74mm)
35.89"
(911.61mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
38.82"
(986.03mm)
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
42.29"
(1,074.17mm)
46.25"
(1,174.75mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1935 1954
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
45.13"
(1,146.30mm)
51.41"
(1,305.81mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1935 2000
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
48.53"
(1,232.66mm)
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
-6.69"
(-169.93mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1931 2000
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
76.29"
(1,937.77mm)
80.31"
(2,039.87mm)
-4.02"
(-102.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1934 2000
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
110.61"
(2,809.49mm)
110.73"
(2,812.54mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1936 2007
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
168.05"
(4,268.47mm)
166.24"
(4,222.50mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1936 2008
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
216.91"
(5,509.51mm)
221.58"
(5,628.13mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 1899
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1976
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
270.04"
(6,859.02mm)
276.79"
(7,030.47mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1935 1955
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/