Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, August 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2021
1-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1925
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1939
Ties: 1919
Jul–Aug 2021
2-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
5.14"
(130.55mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 2000
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1916
Jun–Aug 2021
3-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
9.59"
(243.58mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1902
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1916
May–Aug 2021
4-Month
28.33"
(719.58mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 2000
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2003
Apr–Aug 2021
5-Month
33.88"
(860.55mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
10.77"
(273.56mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1902
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Mar–Aug 2021
6-Month
41.96"
(1,065.78mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Feb–Aug 2021
7-Month
46.18"
(1,172.97mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
11.72"
(297.69mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 2007
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–Aug 2021
8-Month
49.90"
(1,267.46mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
10.26"
(260.60mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1975
Dec 2020–Aug 2021
9-Month
53.74"
(1,365.00mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
8.94"
(227.08mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1975
Nov 2020–Aug 2021
10-Month
56.49"
(1,434.85mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
7.88"
(200.16mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1949
Oct 2020–Aug 2021
11-Month
61.60"
(1,564.64mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
10.11"
(256.79mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Sep 2020–Aug 2021
12-Month
67.60"
(1,717.04mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Mar 2020–Aug 2021
18-Month
100.75"
(2,559.05mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
16.04"
(407.42mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1949
Sep 2019–Aug 2021
24-Month
135.92"
(3,452.37mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1920
Sep 2018–Aug 2021
36-Month
199.99"
(5,079.75mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
33.74"
(857.00mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 2008
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Sep 2017–Aug 2021
48-Month
253.47"
(6,438.14mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
31.94"
(811.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2020 1899
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Sep 2016–Aug 2021
60-Month
312.64"
(7,941.06mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
35.95"
(913.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2020 1955
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/