Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1939
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2000 2000
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1916
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2000 1902
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1916
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
16.48"
(418.59mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2000 2000
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
-4.44"
(-112.77mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2000 1902
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
24.46"
(621.28mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
27.45"
(697.23mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-7.01"
(-178.05mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2000 2007
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
32.56"
(827.02mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
-7.08"
(-179.84mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2000 2007
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1975
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
36.70"
(932.18mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
-8.10"
(-205.74mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2000 2007
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1975
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
40.13"
(1,019.30mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
-8.48"
(-215.39mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2000 2000
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1949
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
43.40"
(1,102.36mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
-8.09"
(-205.49mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2000 2000
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1919
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
48.20"
(1,224.28mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
-7.07"
(-179.58mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 2000 2000
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Ties: 1985
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
82.80"
(2,103.12mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2001 2007
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1949
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
107.88"
(2,740.15mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2001 2007
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1920
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
145.32"
(3,691.13mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
-20.93"
(-531.62mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 2008
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1975
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
200.33"
(5,088.38mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
-21.20"
(-538.48mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1899
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1976
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
261.28"
(6,636.51mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
-15.41"
(-391.42mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1989 1955
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1977

Citing This Page

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