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
(1895-2022)
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
27th 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
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1916
Ties: 2009
Jun–Aug 2020
3-Month
16.24"
(412.50mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2019 1902
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1916
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
18.31"
(465.07mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2003
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
26.98"
(685.29mm)
23.11"
(586.99mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2019 1902
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2003
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
33.16"
(842.26mm)
29.28"
(743.71mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2021
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
43.53"
(1,105.66mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
50.97"
(1,294.64mm)
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
57.57"
(1,462.28mm)
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
12.77"
(324.36mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
60.81"
(1,544.57mm)
48.61"
(1,234.69mm)
12.20"
(309.88mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1949
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
67.93"
(1,725.42mm)
51.49"
(1,307.85mm)
16.44"
(417.57mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
68.34"
(1,735.84mm)
55.27"
(1,403.86mm)
13.07"
(331.98mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 2000
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2003
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
95.05"
(2,414.27mm)
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
10.34"
(262.64mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1949
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
132.41"
(3,363.21mm)
110.77"
(2,813.56mm)
21.64"
(549.65mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1920
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
185.89"
(4,721.61mm)
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
19.64"
(498.86mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 2008
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1975
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
245.06"
(6,224.52mm)
221.53"
(5,626.86mm)
23.53"
(597.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1899
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
305.18"
(7,751.57mm)
276.69"
(7,027.93mm)
28.49"
(723.64mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1955
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1977

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/