Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941, 2007
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1991
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1991
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
12.97"
(329.44mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1980
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1929
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
22.85"
(580.39mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1929
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
29.85"
(758.19mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-4.69"
(-119.13mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2007 1914
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
33.77"
(857.76mm)
37.42"
(950.47mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2007 1914
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
36.88"
(936.75mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2007 1898
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1973
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
-6.01"
(-152.65mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2010
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2007 1898
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1980
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
47.53"
(1,207.26mm)
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
-7.84"
(-199.14mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2007 1898
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1990
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
64.77"
(1,645.16mm)
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
-21.47"
(-545.34mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1898
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1980
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
87.52"
(2,223.01mm)
110.85"
(2,815.59mm)
-23.33"
(-592.58mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1898
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1976
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
141.26"
(3,588.00mm)
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
-25.11"
(-637.80mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1956 1898
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1976
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
205.23"
(5,212.84mm)
221.62"
(5,629.15mm)
-16.39"
(-416.31mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2002 1956
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1976
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
260.27"
(6,610.86mm)
276.77"
(7,029.96mm)
-16.50"
(-419.10mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1989 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/