Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2020
1-Month
5.78"
(146.81mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1939
Jul–Aug 2020
2-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1916
Ties: 2009
Jun–Aug 2020
3-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2019 1902
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1916
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2003
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
26.97"
(685.04mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1902
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2003
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
33.15"
(842.01mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2003
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
43.52"
(1,105.41mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
9.06"
(230.13mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
50.95"
(1,294.13mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
57.55"
(1,461.77mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
60.79"
(1,544.07mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
12.18"
(309.38mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1949
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
67.91"
(1,724.91mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
16.42"
(417.06mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
68.32"
(1,735.33mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2003
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
95.03"
(2,413.76mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
10.32"
(262.13mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1949
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
132.39"
(3,362.71mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
21.62"
(549.15mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1920
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
185.87"
(4,721.10mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
19.62"
(498.35mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 2008
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1975
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
245.04"
(6,224.02mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
23.51"
(597.16mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1899
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
305.16"
(7,751.06mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
28.47"
(723.13mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1955
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/