Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-1.73"
(-43.95mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1939
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
8.55"
(217.17mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 2000
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1916
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.81"
(-45.98mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1952 1902
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1916
Ties: 1943
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1952 2000
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1952 1902
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Ties: 1911
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1952 2007
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1952 2007
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
47.05"
(1,195.07mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1952 2007
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
49.72"
(1,262.89mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1952 2000
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
50.93"
(1,293.62mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1952 2000
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1919
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
54.14"
(1,375.16mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1952 2000
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
79.56"
(2,020.82mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1952 2007
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1949
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
106.56"
(2,706.62mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1952 2007
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1920
Ties: 1970
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
152.14"
(3,864.36mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
-14.11"
(-358.39mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1952 2008
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1975
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
204.96"
(5,205.98mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
-16.57"
(-420.88mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1943 1899
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1976
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
276.76"
(7,029.70mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1955
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/