Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Alabama

Precipitation Rankings, September 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 2021
1-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2019 2019
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1988
Ties: 1989, 2001
Aug–Sep 2021
2-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2020 1954
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1939
Jul–Sep 2021
3-Month
19.72"
(500.89mm)
13.57"
(344.68mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1954
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1916
Jun–Sep 2021
4-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
17.84"
(453.14mm)
10.61"
(269.49mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1954
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
May–Sep 2021
5-Month
33.12"
(841.25mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
11.03"
(280.16mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1954
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Apr–Sep 2021
6-Month
38.67"
(982.22mm)
26.89"
(683.01mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1954
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Mar–Sep 2021
7-Month
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
33.05"
(839.47mm)
13.70"
(347.98mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2020 1954
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Feb–Sep 2021
8-Month
50.98"
(1,294.89mm)
38.23"
(971.04mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1954
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1975
Jan–Sep 2021
9-Month
54.70"
(1,389.38mm)
43.41"
(1,102.61mm)
11.29"
(286.77mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1975
Dec 2020–Sep 2021
10-Month
58.54"
(1,486.92mm)
48.58"
(1,233.93mm)
9.96"
(252.99mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1975
Nov 2020–Sep 2021
11-Month
61.29"
(1,556.77mm)
52.38"
(1,330.45mm)
8.91"
(226.32mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1975
Oct 2020–Sep 2021
12-Month
66.40"
(1,686.56mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Apr 2020–Sep 2021
18-Month
99.38"
(2,524.25mm)
82.32"
(2,090.93mm)
17.06"
(433.32mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Oct 2019–Sep 2021
24-Month
140.33"
(3,564.38mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
29.56"
(750.82mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Oct 2018–Sep 2021
36-Month
198.60"
(5,044.44mm)
166.30"
(4,224.02mm)
32.30"
(820.42mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 2008
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Oct 2017–Sep 2021
48-Month
255.04"
(6,478.02mm)
221.61"
(5,628.89mm)
33.43"
(849.13mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2020 1899
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1976
Ties: 1975
Oct 2016–Sep 2021
60-Month
315.74"
(8,019.80mm)
276.82"
(7,031.23mm)
38.92"
(988.57mm)
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 May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/