Average Annual Precipitation for Alabama





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

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives in a year. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The annual precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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
113 Bay Minette 71.8 1824
92 Coden 68.7 1745
115 Dauphin Island 61.1 1552
123 Fairhope 69.3 1760
117 Mobile 67.1 1704

South Alabama

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
113 Atmore 63.6 1616
118 Auburn 56.5 1435
96 Demopolis Dam 56.2 1428
119 Dothan 53.9 1368
98 Enterprise 57.9 1471
108 Jackson 60.2 1529
107 Montgomery 51.2 1299
94 Troy 52.8 1341

Central Alabama

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
112 Alexander City 57.0 1448
119 Anniston 52.1 1324
111 Bankhead Lake Dam 60.2 1529
118 Birmingham 56.6 1438
106 Gadsden 57.6 1464
108 Jasper 61.8 1569
109 Talladega 56.6 1436
108 Tuscaloosa 57.8 1467

North Alabama

Average annual precipitation totals
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
121 Cullman 61.7 1568
126 Decatur 49.5 1257
128 Guntersville 56.8 1442
118 Huntsville 54.3 1379
119 Muscle Shoals 54.2 1378
106 Scottsboro 59.7 1516
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Alabama Precipitation
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