Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, October 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2017
1-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1995
Ties: 1925
Sep–Oct 2017
2-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2016 1904
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Aug–Oct 2017
3-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2016 1954
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Jul–Oct 2017
4-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
16.40"
(416.56mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 1954
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1975
Jun–Oct 2017
5-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
20.68"
(525.27mm)
10.43"
(264.92mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1954
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
May–Oct 2017
6-Month
38.12"
(968.25mm)
24.92"
(632.97mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1954
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Apr–Oct 2017
7-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
29.73"
(755.14mm)
12.48"
(316.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1954
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Mar–Oct 2017
8-Month
46.38"
(1,178.05mm)
35.89"
(911.61mm)
10.49"
(266.44mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1954
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1975
Feb–Oct 2017
9-Month
50.08"
(1,272.03mm)
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1954
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1975
Jan–Oct 2017
10-Month
59.25"
(1,504.95mm)
46.25"
(1,174.75mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1954
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1975
Dec 2016–Oct 2017
11-Month
64.30"
(1,633.22mm)
51.41"
(1,305.81mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 2000
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1975
Nov 2016–Oct 2017
12-Month
66.60"
(1,691.64mm)
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
11.38"
(289.05mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 2000
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1975
May 2016–Oct 2017
18-Month
83.25"
(2,114.55mm)
80.31"
(2,039.87mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2016 2000
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1975
Ties: 1937
Nov 2015–Oct 2017
24-Month
122.93"
(3,122.42mm)
110.73"
(2,812.54mm)
12.20"
(309.88mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 2007
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1975
Nov 2014–Oct 2017
36-Month
174.96"
(4,443.98mm)
166.24"
(4,222.50mm)
8.72"
(221.48mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2016 2008
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1975
Nov 2013–Oct 2017
48-Month
233.00"
(5,918.20mm)
221.58"
(5,628.13mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2016 1899
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1976
Nov 2012–Oct 2017
60-Month
294.32"
(7,475.73mm)
276.79"
(7,030.47mm)
17.53"
(445.26mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2016 1955
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/