Climate at a Glance

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
3.42"
(86.87mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1983 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1939
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1987 2000
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1916
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1986 1902
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1916
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-5.27"
(-133.85mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1962 2000
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1986 1902
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
-8.19"
(-208.02mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
25.00"
(635.00mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-9.46"
(-240.28mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
-9.26"
(-235.21mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
-10.44"
(-265.18mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
38.40"
(975.36mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
-10.21"
(-259.33mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 2000
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1949
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
38.99"
(990.35mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
-12.50"
(-317.50mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 2000
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
41.93"
(1,065.02mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
-13.34"
(-338.84mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 2000
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
65.15"
(1,654.81mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
-19.56"
(-496.82mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2007
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1949
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
99.23"
(2,520.44mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
-11.54"
(-293.12mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1920
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
141.90"
(3,604.26mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
-24.35"
(-618.49mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 2008
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
190.10"
(4,828.54mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
-31.43"
(-798.32mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1899
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1976
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
251.86"
(6,397.24mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
-24.83"
(-630.69mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/