Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
1.89"
(48.01mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1995
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1904
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
16.40"
(416.56mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1975
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
20.29"
(515.37mm)
20.68"
(525.27mm)
-0.39"
(-9.90mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1975
Ties: 2008
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
26.98"
(685.29mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2017
Ties: 1910
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
33.85"
(859.79mm)
29.73"
(755.14mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1975
Ties: 1983
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
45.63"
(1,159.00mm)
35.89"
(911.61mm)
9.74"
(247.39mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1975
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
49.62"
(1,260.35mm)
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1975
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
55.52"
(1,410.21mm)
46.25"
(1,174.75mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1975
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
63.75"
(1,619.25mm)
51.41"
(1,305.81mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 2000
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
68.41"
(1,737.61mm)
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
13.19"
(335.02mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 2000
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
91.08"
(2,313.43mm)
80.31"
(2,039.87mm)
10.77"
(273.56mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 2000
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
121.69"
(3,090.93mm)
110.73"
(2,812.54mm)
10.96"
(278.39mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
178.47"
(4,533.14mm)
166.24"
(4,222.50mm)
12.23"
(310.64mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
233.78"
(5,938.01mm)
221.58"
(5,628.13mm)
12.20"
(309.88mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1899
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
289.12"
(7,343.65mm)
276.79"
(7,030.47mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/