Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2011 1941, 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1991
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1991
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1980
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1929
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1929
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
26.37"
(669.80mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2011 2007
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2011 1914
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
31.29"
(794.77mm)
37.42"
(950.47mm)
-6.13"
(-155.70mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2007 1914
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
38.50"
(977.90mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2011 1898
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1973
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
40.55"
(1,029.97mm)
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2010
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
46.07"
(1,170.18mm)
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2011 1898
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1980
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
49.62"
(1,260.35mm)
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
-5.75"
(-146.05mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2011 1898
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1990
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
74.24"
(1,885.70mm)
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
-12.00"
(-304.80mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2008 1898
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1980
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
94.76"
(2,406.90mm)
110.85"
(2,815.59mm)
-16.09"
(-408.69mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2008 1898
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1976
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
162.79"
(4,134.87mm)
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1898
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1976
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
223.22"
(5,669.79mm)
221.62"
(5,629.15mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2011 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1976
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
270.75"
(6,877.05mm)
276.77"
(7,029.96mm)
-6.02"
(-152.91mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2011 1956
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/