Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1958 1941, 2007
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1941
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1991
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1958 2007
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1980
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1958 2007
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1929
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1958 2007
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1929
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
27.63"
(701.80mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1958 2007
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-3.91"
(-99.32mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1956 1914
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
32.04"
(813.82mm)
37.42"
(950.47mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1954 1914
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1956 1898
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1973
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
40.23"
(1,021.84mm)
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
-5.33"
(-135.38mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1956 1898
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1980
Ties: 1994
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
53.41"
(1,356.61mm)
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1956 1898
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1990
Ties: 1945
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
78.30"
(1,988.82mm)
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
-7.94"
(-201.68mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1956 1898
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1980
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
108.82"
(2,764.03mm)
110.85"
(2,815.59mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1957 1898
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1976
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
162.70"
(4,132.58mm)
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1898
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1976
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
209.31"
(5,316.47mm)
221.62"
(5,629.15mm)
-12.31"
(-312.68mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
253.97"
(6,450.84mm)
276.77"
(7,029.96mm)
-22.80"
(-579.12mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1958 1956
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/