Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
0.46"
(11.68mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1995
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1938 1904
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
6.53"
(165.86mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-4.43"
(-112.52mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1963 1954
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
16.40"
(416.56mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1954
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
20.68"
(525.27mm)
-4.79"
(-121.66mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1968 1954
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2017
Ties: 1986
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
27.92"
(709.17mm)
29.73"
(755.14mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
31.91"
(810.51mm)
35.89"
(911.61mm)
-3.98"
(-101.10mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
33.81"
(858.77mm)
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
-7.26"
(-184.41mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1968 1954
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
40.90"
(1,038.86mm)
46.25"
(1,174.75mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1968 1954
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
44.12"
(1,120.65mm)
51.41"
(1,305.81mm)
-7.29"
(-185.16mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1968 2000
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
50.43"
(1,280.92mm)
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1968 2000
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
76.08"
(1,932.43mm)
80.31"
(2,039.87mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1969 2000
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
107.84"
(2,739.14mm)
110.73"
(2,812.54mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1969 2007
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
162.75"
(4,133.85mm)
166.24"
(4,222.50mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1970 2008
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
239.35"
(6,079.49mm)
221.58"
(5,628.13mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1973 1899
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
301.56"
(7,659.62mm)
276.79"
(7,030.47mm)
24.77"
(629.15mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1974 1955
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/