Climate at a Glance

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1983 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1939
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
7.00"
(177.80mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1983 2000
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1916
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1986 1902
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1916
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
17.33"
(440.18mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1986 2000
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
18.25"
(463.55mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1986 1902
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
23.22"
(589.79mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
30.49"
(774.45mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-3.97"
(-100.83mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
36.58"
(929.13mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1975
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
40.31"
(1,023.87mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
-4.49"
(-114.05mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1975
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
49.17"
(1,248.92mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1986 2000
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1949
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
53.47"
(1,358.14mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1986 2000
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1919
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
57.30"
(1,455.42mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 2000
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
78.46"
(1,992.88mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
-6.25"
(-158.75mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1949
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
99.97"
(2,539.24mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
-10.80"
(-274.32mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1920
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
148.17"
(3,763.52mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
-18.08"
(-459.23mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1956 2008
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
209.93"
(5,332.22mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
-11.60"
(-294.64mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1899
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
275.18"
(6,989.57mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1986 1955
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/