Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, October 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1998
1-Month
1.37"
(34.80mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1991 1963
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1995
Ties: 1968
Sep–Oct 1998
2-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009
Aug–Oct 1998
3-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1997 1954
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2009
Jul–Oct 1998
4-Month
19.17"
(486.92mm)
16.40"
(416.56mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1954
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1975
Jun–Oct 1998
5-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
20.68"
(525.27mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1993 1954
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
May–Oct 1998
6-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1993 1954
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Apr–Oct 1998
7-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
29.73"
(755.14mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Mar–Oct 1998
8-Month
36.26"
(921.00mm)
35.89"
(911.61mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1993 1954
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Feb–Oct 1998
9-Month
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Jan–Oct 1998
10-Month
51.69"
(1,312.93mm)
46.25"
(1,174.75mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1954
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Dec 1997–Oct 1998
11-Month
56.51"
(1,435.35mm)
51.41"
(1,305.81mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 2000
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Nov 1997–Oct 1998
12-Month
62.21"
(1,580.13mm)
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
6.99"
(177.54mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2000
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1975
Ties: 1974
May 1997–Oct 1998
18-Month
92.12"
(2,339.85mm)
80.31"
(2,039.87mm)
11.81"
(299.98mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 2000
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1975
Nov 1996–Oct 1998
24-Month
123.05"
(3,125.47mm)
110.73"
(2,812.54mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 2007
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1975
Nov 1995–Oct 1998
36-Month
183.85"
(4,669.79mm)
166.24"
(4,222.50mm)
17.61"
(447.29mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 2008
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1975
Nov 1994–Oct 1998
48-Month
239.72"
(6,088.89mm)
221.58"
(5,628.13mm)
18.14"
(460.76mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1899
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Nov 1993–Oct 1998
60-Month
301.05"
(7,646.67mm)
276.79"
(7,030.47mm)
24.26"
(616.20mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1955
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/