Climate at a Glance

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, September 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1978
1-Month
2.00"
(50.80mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1970 2019
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1988
Aug–Sep 1978
2-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1954
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1939
Jul–Sep 1978
3-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1962 1954
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1916
Jun–Sep 1978
4-Month
15.43"
(391.92mm)
17.84"
(453.14mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1916
May–Sep 1978
5-Month
23.63"
(600.20mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2003
Apr–Sep 1978
6-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
26.89"
(683.01mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1954
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Mar–Sep 1978
7-Month
31.45"
(798.83mm)
33.05"
(839.47mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Feb–Sep 1978
8-Month
33.35"
(847.09mm)
38.23"
(971.04mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jan–Sep 1978
9-Month
40.44"
(1,027.18mm)
43.41"
(1,102.61mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Dec 1977–Sep 1978
10-Month
43.66"
(1,108.96mm)
48.58"
(1,233.93mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Nov 1977–Sep 1978
11-Month
49.97"
(1,269.24mm)
52.38"
(1,330.45mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 2000
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Oct 1977–Sep 1978
12-Month
54.48"
(1,383.79mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1972 2000
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Apr 1977–Sep 1978
18-Month
79.94"
(2,030.48mm)
82.32"
(2,090.93mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Oct 1976–Sep 1978
24-Month
111.04"
(2,820.42mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1920
Oct 1975–Sep 1978
36-Month
168.84"
(4,288.54mm)
166.30"
(4,224.02mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Oct 1974–Sep 1978
48-Month
240.16"
(6,100.06mm)
221.61"
(5,628.89mm)
18.55"
(471.17mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1899
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Oct 1973–Sep 1978
60-Month
302.99"
(7,695.95mm)
276.82"
(7,031.23mm)
26.17"
(664.72mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1974 1955
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/