Climate at a Glance

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1947 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1939
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 2000
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1916
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 1902
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1916
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
17.50"
(444.50mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1945 2000
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2003
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1943 1902
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2003
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
31.25"
(793.75mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2003
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
37.53"
(953.26mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
42.02"
(1,067.31mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
55.14"
(1,400.56mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
6.53"
(165.87mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2000
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1949
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
56.90"
(1,445.26mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 2000
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
59.51"
(1,511.55mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1947 2000
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
91.69"
(2,328.93mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
6.98"
(177.30mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1949
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
118.66"
(3,013.96mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
7.89"
(200.40mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 2007
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1920
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
186.59"
(4,739.39mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
20.34"
(516.64mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1975
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
238.55"
(6,059.17mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1946 1899
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1976
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
298.53"
(7,582.66mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
21.84"
(554.73mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 1955
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 1, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/