Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941, 2007
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1991
Ties: 1972
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1991
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1980
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
23.69"
(601.73mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
27.42"
(696.47mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1986 1914
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
40.58"
(1,030.73mm)
37.42"
(950.47mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1914
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
44.41"
(1,128.01mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1986 1898
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1973
Ties: 1997
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
48.83"
(1,240.28mm)
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Ties: 1937
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
52.72"
(1,339.09mm)
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1986 1898
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1980
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
55.40"
(1,407.16mm)
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1986 1898
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1990
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
75.02"
(1,905.51mm)
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
-11.22"
(-284.99mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1986 1898
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1980
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
102.91"
(2,613.91mm)
110.85"
(2,815.59mm)
-7.94"
(-201.68mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1898
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1976
Ties: 1968
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
148.96"
(3,783.58mm)
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
-17.41"
(-442.22mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1957 1898
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
208.03"
(5,283.96mm)
221.62"
(5,629.15mm)
-13.59"
(-345.19mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1970 1956
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
277.15"
(7,039.61mm)
276.77"
(7,029.96mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1956
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1976

Citing This Page

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