Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, September 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1988
1-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1987 2019
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1988
Aug–Sep 1988
2-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1987 1954
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1939
Jul–Sep 1988
3-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1954
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1916
Jun–Sep 1988
4-Month
20.46"
(519.68mm)
17.84"
(453.14mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1987 1954
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
May–Sep 1988
5-Month
22.19"
(563.63mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1987 1954
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Apr–Sep 1988
6-Month
26.18"
(664.97mm)
26.89"
(683.01mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1987 1954
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2003
Mar–Sep 1988
7-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
33.05"
(839.47mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1954
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1975
Ties: 2008
Feb–Sep 1988
8-Month
34.15"
(867.41mm)
38.23"
(971.04mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1987 1954
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1975
Jan–Sep 1988
9-Month
39.53"
(1,004.06mm)
43.41"
(1,102.61mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1954
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1975
Dec 1987–Sep 1988
10-Month
43.51"
(1,105.15mm)
48.58"
(1,233.93mm)
-5.07"
(-128.78mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1987 2007
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1975
Nov 1987–Sep 1988
11-Month
47.55"
(1,207.77mm)
52.38"
(1,330.45mm)
-4.83"
(-122.68mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2000
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Oct 1987–Sep 1988
12-Month
48.14"
(1,222.76mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
-7.13"
(-181.10mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1986 2000
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Apr 1987–Sep 1988
18-Month
69.33"
(1,760.98mm)
82.32"
(2,090.93mm)
-12.99"
(-329.95mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 2007
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Oct 1986–Sep 1988
24-Month
104.55"
(2,655.57mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1987 2007
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1920
Oct 1985–Sep 1988
36-Month
147.90"
(3,756.66mm)
166.30"
(4,224.02mm)
-18.40"
(-467.36mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1956 2008
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1975
Oct 1984–Sep 1988
48-Month
198.63"
(5,045.20mm)
221.61"
(5,628.89mm)
-22.98"
(-583.69mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1957 1899
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1976
Oct 1983–Sep 1988
60-Month
256.40"
(6,512.56mm)
276.82"
(7,031.23mm)
-20.42"
(-518.67mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1958 1955
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/