Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941, 2007
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Ties: 1934
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1980
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1955 2007
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1929
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1929
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
26.70"
(678.18mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
29.87"
(758.70mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1951 1914
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
32.32"
(820.93mm)
37.42"
(950.47mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1914
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
33.25"
(844.55mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-7.96"
(-202.18mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 1898
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1973
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
36.32"
(922.53mm)
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
-9.24"
(-234.69mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
43.49"
(1,104.65mm)
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
-7.54"
(-191.51mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1955 1898
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1980
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
46.61"
(1,183.89mm)
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
-8.76"
(-222.51mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1955 1898
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1990
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
77.53"
(1,969.26mm)
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
-8.71"
(-221.24mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1898
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1980
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
91.27"
(2,318.26mm)
110.85"
(2,815.59mm)
-19.58"
(-497.33mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1915 1898
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
138.81"
(3,525.77mm)
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
-27.56"
(-700.03mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1898
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
191.27"
(4,858.26mm)
221.62"
(5,629.15mm)
-30.35"
(-770.89mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
244.18"
(6,202.17mm)
276.77"
(7,029.96mm)
-32.59"
(-827.79mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1956
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/