Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.53"
(-13.47mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1939
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1930 2000
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1916
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1930 1902
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1916
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
17.93"
(455.42mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1945 2000
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
24.78"
(629.41mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1902
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
32.18"
(817.37mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
34.15"
(867.41mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1943 2007
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
44.12"
(1,120.65mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
46.79"
(1,188.47mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
51.79"
(1,315.47mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
3.18"
(80.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 2000
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1949
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
53.27"
(1,353.06mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1945 2000
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1919
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
59.15"
(1,502.41mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 2000
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
94.97"
(2,412.24mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
10.26"
(260.61mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1949
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
127.08"
(3,227.83mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
16.31"
(414.27mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1946 2007
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1920
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
179.04"
(4,547.62mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
12.79"
(324.87mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1945 2008
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
239.02"
(6,071.11mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
17.49"
(444.25mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1946 1899
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1976
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
291.04"
(7,392.42mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
14.35"
(364.49mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1946 1955
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/