Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
5.13"
(130.30mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1941, 2007
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
12.28"
(311.91mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1956 2007
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1980
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1929
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
24.82"
(630.43mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1956 2007
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1929
Ties: 1977
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
31.01"
(787.65mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1956 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
32.79"
(832.87mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1914
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
36.49"
(926.85mm)
37.42"
(950.47mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1956 1914
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 1898
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1973
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2010
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
49.62"
(1,260.35mm)
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1956 1898
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1980
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
53.88"
(1,368.55mm)
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1956 1898
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1990
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
80.58"
(2,046.73mm)
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
-5.66"
(-143.77mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1956 1898
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1980
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
100.49"
(2,552.45mm)
110.85"
(2,815.59mm)
-10.36"
(-263.14mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1956 1898
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
145.15"
(3,686.81mm)
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
-21.22"
(-538.99mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 1898
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
192.69"
(4,894.33mm)
221.62"
(5,629.15mm)
-28.93"
(-734.82mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
245.15"
(6,226.81mm)
276.77"
(7,029.96mm)
-31.62"
(-803.15mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1956
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/