Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1979 1941, 2007
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1991
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1991
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
13.32"
(338.33mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1979 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1980
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
30.98"
(786.89mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
10.59"
(268.98mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1979 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
36.48"
(926.59mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
10.91"
(277.11mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1979 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1929
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
39.04"
(991.62mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
8.31"
(211.08mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 2007
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1979 1914
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
46.40"
(1,178.56mm)
37.42"
(950.47mm)
8.98"
(228.09mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1979 1914
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
53.83"
(1,367.28mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
12.62"
(320.55mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 1898
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
12.46"
(316.49mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 1941
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2010
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
65.58"
(1,665.73mm)
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1979 1898
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1980
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
68.21"
(1,732.53mm)
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
12.84"
(326.13mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 1898
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1990
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
109.70"
(2,786.38mm)
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
23.46"
(595.88mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1898
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1980
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
110.85"
(2,815.59mm)
18.04"
(458.22mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 1898
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
186.95"
(4,748.53mm)
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1898
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
240.45"
(6,107.43mm)
221.62"
(5,629.15mm)
18.83"
(478.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1976
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
308.05"
(7,824.47mm)
276.77"
(7,029.96mm)
31.28"
(794.51mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1979 1956
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/