Average Annual Precipitation for Alabama

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The tables below list yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Alabama.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives in a year. Most places also have information on the number of days with wet weather. This includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The annual precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Gulf Coast, South, Central and North Alabama.

Alabama Gulf Coast

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Millimetres
116 Bay Minette 68.9 1750
114 Dauphin Island 61.4 1559
118 Fairhope 67.9 1724
115 Mobile 66.2 1680

South Alabama

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Millimetres
114 Atmore 62.7 1592
108 Auburn 53.6 1361
102 Demopolis Dam 54.5 1385
  – Dothan 54.0 1371
  92 Enterprise 54.3 1379
101 Eufaula Wildlife Refuge 50.1 1274
105 Jackson 60.2 1529
104 Montgomery 53.1 1348
  89 Troy 52.1 1322

Central Alabama

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Millimetres
112 Anniston 49.7 1262
116 Bankhead Lake Dam 59.8 1520
117 Birmingham 53.7 1364
105 Gadsden 54.6 1387
  99 Tuscaloosa 55.0 1396

North Alabama

Average annual precipitation totals
Days Place Inches Millimetres
113 Bridgeport 60.1 1527
  – Decatur 53.4 1356
114 Guntersville 53.3 1355
117 Huntsville 54.3 1380
115 Muscle Shoals 53.2 1351
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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