Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1939
Ties: 1915, 2018
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1959 2000
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1916
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1960 1902
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1916
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
1.63"
(41.41mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2000
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Ties: 1985
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
24.89"
(632.21mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
1.78"
(45.22mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1902
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
34.06"
(865.12mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
46.09"
(1,170.69mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
11.63"
(295.41mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
49.40"
(1,254.76mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
54.17"
(1,375.92mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1960 2000
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
57.55"
(1,461.77mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1960 2000
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1919
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
62.89"
(1,597.41mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1960 2000
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
90.17"
(2,290.32mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
5.46"
(138.69mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1949
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
118.43"
(3,008.12mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1920
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
168.20"
(4,272.28mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1960 2008
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1975
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
228.66"
(5,807.96mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1899
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1976
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
280.98"
(7,136.89mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
4.29"
(108.96mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1955
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/