Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1995
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
-3.77"
(-95.75mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-5.17"
(-131.31mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1954
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Ties: 1963
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
16.40"
(416.56mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1954
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
21.14"
(536.96mm)
20.68"
(525.27mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1938 1954
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
24.60"
(624.84mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1938 1954
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
28.30"
(718.82mm)
29.73"
(755.14mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
33.54"
(851.92mm)
35.89"
(911.61mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
40.45"
(1,027.43mm)
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1938 1954
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
46.25"
(1,174.75mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1938 1954
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
48.16"
(1,223.26mm)
51.41"
(1,305.81mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1938 2000
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
49.02"
(1,245.11mm)
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1938 2000
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
80.98"
(2,056.89mm)
80.31"
(2,039.87mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1938 2000
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
110.54"
(2,807.72mm)
110.73"
(2,812.54mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1939 2007
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1975
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
159.07"
(4,040.38mm)
166.24"
(4,222.50mm)
-7.17"
(-182.12mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1935 2008
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
221.15"
(5,617.21mm)
221.58"
(5,628.13mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1938 1899
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
278.59"
(7,076.19mm)
276.79"
(7,030.47mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1939 1955
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/