Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1958 1941, 2007
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1991
Ties: 1994
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1980
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
29.35"
(745.49mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1929
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
32.66"
(829.56mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
7.09"
(180.08mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1929
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
35.26"
(895.60mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1914
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
40.81"
(1,036.57mm)
37.42"
(950.47mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1960 1914
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
46.15"
(1,172.21mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1898
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1973
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2010
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
56.18"
(1,426.97mm)
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1898
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1980
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
59.17"
(1,502.92mm)
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 1898
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1990
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
87.05"
(2,211.07mm)
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1960 1898
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1980
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
114.23"
(2,901.44mm)
110.85"
(2,815.59mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1960 1898
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
167.64"
(4,258.06mm)
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1960 1898
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1976
Ties: 1924
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
223.05"
(5,665.47mm)
221.62"
(5,629.15mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1976
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
276.93"
(7,034.02mm)
276.77"
(7,029.96mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1960 1956
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/