Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1939
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1997 2000
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1916
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1995 1902
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1993 2000
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2003
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
20.40"
(518.16mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1993 1902
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2003
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1995 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2003
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
33.89"
(860.81mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2007
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2003
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1996 2007
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
46.85"
(1,189.99mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1995 2007
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
52.55"
(1,334.77mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1997 2000
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1949
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
57.65"
(1,464.31mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 2000
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1919
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
60.95"
(1,548.13mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1997 2000
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
92.36"
(2,345.94mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1949
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
121.48"
(3,085.59mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
10.71"
(272.03mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 2007
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1920
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
186.58"
(4,739.13mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
20.33"
(516.38mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1975
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
238.64"
(6,061.46mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
17.11"
(434.60mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1899
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1976
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
298.93"
(7,592.82mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
22.24"
(564.89mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/