Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1929 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1939
Ties: 1910
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1938 2000
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1938 1902
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1938 2000
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1902
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Ties: 1978
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
30.70"
(779.78mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
37.61"
(955.29mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1938 2007
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
41.96"
(1,065.78mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
2.32"
(58.92mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1938 2007
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1938 2007
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Ties: 1913
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
46.18"
(1,172.97mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1935 2000
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1949
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
46.61"
(1,183.89mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
-4.88"
(-123.96mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 2000
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1919
Ties: 1952
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
50.49"
(1,282.45mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 2000
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
1.93"
(49.03mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 2007
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1949
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
109.41"
(2,779.01mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1935 2007
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1920
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
166.29"
(4,223.77mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1936 2008
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
223.01"
(5,664.45mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1937 1899
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
279.93"
(7,110.22mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1955
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/