Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
5.70"
(144.78mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1939
Ties: 1960
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 2000
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1916
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
7.54"
(191.51mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1902
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
30.10"
(764.54mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
11.79"
(299.47mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 2000
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
36.51"
(927.35mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1902
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
41.18"
(1,045.97mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
11.90"
(302.26mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
47.94"
(1,217.68mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
13.48"
(342.40mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
50.27"
(1,276.86mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
10.63"
(270.00mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1975
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
56.81"
(1,442.97mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
12.01"
(305.05mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
13.08"
(332.24mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 2000
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1949
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
67.27"
(1,708.66mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2000
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1919
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
74.84"
(1,900.94mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
19.57"
(497.08mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 2000
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
99.30"
(2,522.22mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
14.59"
(370.59mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1949
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
123.04"
(3,125.22mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1920
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
182.72"
(4,641.09mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
16.47"
(418.34mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2002 2008
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1975
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
220.16"
(5,592.06mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2002 1899
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1976
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
275.17"
(6,989.32mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/