Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
3.42"
(86.86mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941, 2007
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
10.52"
(267.21mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1991
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1980
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
25.03"
(635.76mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
33.40"
(848.36mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
39.90"
(1,013.46mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
9.17"
(232.92mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1983
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
8.82"
(224.02mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 1914
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1983
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
47.06"
(1,195.32mm)
37.42"
(950.47mm)
9.64"
(244.85mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1945 1914
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1983
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
50.65"
(1,286.51mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 1898
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1973
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
53.72"
(1,364.49mm)
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
8.16"
(207.27mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2010
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
59.61"
(1,514.09mm)
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
8.58"
(217.93mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1945 1898
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1980
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
62.96"
(1,599.18mm)
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
7.59"
(192.78mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1945 1898
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1990
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
93.52"
(2,375.41mm)
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1945 1898
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1980
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
116.37"
(2,955.80mm)
110.85"
(2,815.59mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1945 1898
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1976
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
174.85"
(4,441.19mm)
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
8.48"
(215.39mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1898
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1976
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
231.51"
(5,880.35mm)
221.62"
(5,629.15mm)
9.89"
(251.20mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1976
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
284.83"
(7,234.68mm)
276.77"
(7,029.96mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1945 1956
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/