Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, May 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2021
1-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2020 1941, 2007
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1991
Apr–May 2021
2-Month
10.22"
(259.59mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1991
Mar–May 2021
3-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
15.21"
(386.33mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2020 2007
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1980
Feb–May 2021
4-Month
22.53"
(572.26mm)
20.39"
(517.91mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1929
Jan–May 2021
5-Month
26.25"
(666.75mm)
25.57"
(649.48mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1929
Ties: 1901
Dec 2020–May 2021
6-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2018 2007
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Nov 2020–May 2021
7-Month
32.84"
(834.14mm)
34.54"
(877.32mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1914
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Oct 2020–May 2021
8-Month
37.95"
(963.93mm)
37.42"
(950.47mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2018 1914
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Sep 2020–May 2021
9-Month
43.95"
(1,116.33mm)
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2018 1898
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1973
Aug 2020–May 2021
10-Month
49.73"
(1,263.14mm)
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2010
Jul 2020–May 2021
11-Month
55.03"
(1,397.76mm)
51.03"
(1,296.16mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2018 1898
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1980
Jun 2020–May 2021
12-Month
60.19"
(1,528.83mm)
55.37"
(1,406.40mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1898
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1990
Dec 2019–May 2021
18-Month
101.52"
(2,578.61mm)
86.24"
(2,190.50mm)
15.28"
(388.11mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2020 1898
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1980
Jun 2019–May 2021
24-Month
125.77"
(3,194.56mm)
110.85"
(2,815.59mm)
14.92"
(378.97mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2018 1898
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1976
Jun 2018–May 2021
36-Month
190.43"
(4,836.92mm)
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
24.06"
(611.12mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 1898
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1976
Jun 2017–May 2021
48-Month
251.67"
(6,392.42mm)
221.62"
(5,629.15mm)
30.05"
(763.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2020 1956
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Jun 2016–May 2021
60-Month
301.67"
(7,662.42mm)
276.77"
(7,029.96mm)
24.90"
(632.46mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2019 1956
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/