Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1995
Ties: 1945
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
8.40"
(213.36mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Ties: 1997
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1955 1954
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Ties: 1997
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
16.40"
(416.56mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1955 1954
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
20.68"
(525.27mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 1954
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
23.69"
(601.73mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1954
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
28.31"
(719.07mm)
29.73"
(755.14mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
35.18"
(893.57mm)
35.89"
(911.61mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1955 1954
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
43.07"
(1,093.98mm)
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1955 1954
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
45.75"
(1,162.05mm)
46.25"
(1,174.75mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1955 1954
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
47.79"
(1,213.87mm)
51.41"
(1,305.81mm)
-3.62"
(-91.94mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1955 2000
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
50.96"
(1,294.38mm)
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
-4.26"
(-108.21mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1955 2000
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
73.38"
(1,863.85mm)
80.31"
(2,039.87mm)
-6.93"
(-176.02mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1955 2000
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
101.67"
(2,582.42mm)
110.73"
(2,812.54mm)
-9.06"
(-230.12mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 2007
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
142.31"
(3,614.67mm)
166.24"
(4,222.50mm)
-23.93"
(-607.83mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1898 2008
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
197.36"
(5,012.94mm)
221.58"
(5,628.13mm)
-24.22"
(-615.19mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1899
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
276.79"
(7,030.47mm)
-30.12"
(-765.05mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/