Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2008
1-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1939
Jul–Aug 2008
2-Month
12.93"
(328.42mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
3.14"
(79.75mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2007 2000
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1916
Jun–Aug 2008
3-Month
15.62"
(396.75mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2007 1902
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1916
May–Aug 2008
4-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2007 2000
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2003
Apr–Aug 2008
5-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2007 1902
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2003
Mar–Aug 2008
6-Month
28.59"
(726.19mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2007 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2003
Feb–Aug 2008
7-Month
34.38"
(873.25mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2003
Jan–Aug 2008
8-Month
38.47"
(977.14mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1975
Dec 2007–Aug 2008
9-Month
42.72"
(1,085.09mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1975
Nov 2007–Aug 2008
10-Month
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2007 2000
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1949
Oct 2007–Aug 2008
11-Month
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2007 2000
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1919
Sep 2007–Aug 2008
12-Month
52.50"
(1,333.50mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2007 2000
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2003
Mar 2007–Aug 2008
18-Month
69.35"
(1,761.49mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
-15.36"
(-390.14mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1949
Sep 2006–Aug 2008
24-Month
93.89"
(2,384.81mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
-16.88"
(-428.75mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1920
Sep 2005–Aug 2008
36-Month
135.31"
(3,436.87mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
-30.94"
(-785.88mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2008
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1975
Sep 2004–Aug 2008
48-Month
204.41"
(5,192.01mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
-17.12"
(-434.85mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2007 1899
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1976
Sep 2003–Aug 2008
60-Month
254.28"
(6,458.71mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
-22.41"
(-569.22mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1988 1955
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/