Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2012
1-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1939
Ties: 1897, 2017
Jul–Aug 2012
2-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2011 2000
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1916
Jun–Aug 2012
3-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2011 1902
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1916
May–Aug 2012
4-Month
19.98"
(507.49mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2011 2000
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2003
Apr–Aug 2012
5-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2011 1902
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2003
Mar–Aug 2012
6-Month
27.22"
(691.39mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2003
Feb–Aug 2012
7-Month
31.71"
(805.43mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2011 2007
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2003
Jan–Aug 2012
8-Month
37.15"
(943.61mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2011 2007
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1975
Dec 2011–Aug 2012
9-Month
42.19"
(1,071.63mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2011 2007
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1975
Nov 2011–Aug 2012
10-Month
46.32"
(1,176.53mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2011 2000
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1949
Oct 2011–Aug 2012
11-Month
47.11"
(1,196.59mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
-4.38"
(-111.26mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2011 2000
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2020
Sep 2011–Aug 2012
12-Month
54.32"
(1,379.73mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2011 2000
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2003
Mar 2011–Aug 2012
18-Month
80.34"
(2,040.64mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
-4.37"
(-110.99mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2011 2007
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1949
Ties: 1982
Sep 2010–Aug 2012
24-Month
98.99"
(2,514.35mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
-11.78"
(-299.21mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2008 2007
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1920
Sep 2009–Aug 2012
36-Month
164.82"
(4,186.43mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2009 2008
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1975
Sep 2008–Aug 2012
48-Month
223.42"
(5,674.87mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2011 1899
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1976
Sep 2007–Aug 2012
60-Month
275.92"
(7,008.37mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2011 1955
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/