Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1939
Ties: 1997
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
8.43"
(214.12mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 2000
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1916
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
12.69"
(322.33mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1954 1902
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1916
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-3.02"
(-76.70mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2000
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
19.91"
(505.71mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1954 1902
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
26.78"
(680.21mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2021
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
34.67"
(880.62mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
37.35"
(948.69mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Ties: 1935
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
39.39"
(1,000.51mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
-5.41"
(-137.41mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
-6.05"
(-153.67mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 2000
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1949
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
45.01"
(1,143.25mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
-6.48"
(-164.60mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 2000
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
45.94"
(1,166.88mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
-9.33"
(-236.98mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 2000
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
75.62"
(1,920.75mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
-9.09"
(-230.88mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1955 2007
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1949
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
95.96"
(2,437.38mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
-14.81"
(-376.18mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1955 2007
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1920
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
139.24"
(3,536.70mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
-27.01"
(-686.05mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1898 2008
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
193.38"
(4,911.85mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
-28.15"
(-715.01mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1899 1899
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
245.80"
(6,243.32mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
-30.89"
(-784.61mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/