I have found El Nino / Southern Oscillation (ENSO) predictions, whether for El Nino conditions or La Nina, to be very useful (not foolproof) for making long-range decisions for activities that rely on rainfall.  La Nina (or La Nada, as I like to call it) brings with it lesser rainfall amounts in the Southwestern US.  El Nino typically is a wetter period.  That's an over-simplification, but you get the point.  Here is where you get the info from the horse’s mouth.

I have found El Nino / Southern Oscillation (ENSO) predictions, whether for El Nino conditions or La Nina, to be very useful (not foolproof) for making long-range decisions for activities that rely on rainfall. La Nina (or La Nada, as I like to call it) brings with it lesser rainfall amounts in the Southwestern US. El Nino typically is a wetter period. That's an over-simplification, but you get the point. Here is where you get the info from the horse’s mouth.

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday June 6 2017  ONE LAST DAY OF WET- DRY-OUT TOMORROW - High 81°  TODAY: One last day of light rain (50% chance). Mostly cloudy skies, high temperature near 81°. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Rainfall amounts of less than 1/10”, except under thunderstorms (where due to existing ground saturation) road pooling and minor flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday June 6 2017 ONE LAST DAY OF WET- DRY-OUT TOMORROW - High 81° TODAY: One last day of light rain (50% chance). Mostly cloudy skies, high temperature near 81°. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Rainfall amounts of less than 1/10”, except under thunderstorms (where due to existing ground saturation) road pooling and minor flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Monday May 29 2017  A WEEK OF UNSETTLED WEATHER AHEAD - High 80°  TODAY: Cullman County weather will be unsettled with cloudy skies keeping the temperature around 80°. Winds will be calm picking up to 5 mph from the southwest later this morning.  We also have a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms with up to 1/4” of rain possible (rainfall amounts higher under thunderstorms)

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Monday May 29 2017 A WEEK OF UNSETTLED WEATHER AHEAD - High 80° TODAY: Cullman County weather will be unsettled with cloudy skies keeping the temperature around 80°. Winds will be calm picking up to 5 mph from the southwest later this morning. We also have a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms with up to 1/4” of rain possible (rainfall amounts higher under thunderstorms)

Is it going to rain in your area over the weekend? The forecast rainfall amounts over the next 72 hours.  http://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov pic.twitter.com/djkHWGOPSH - https://blog.clairepeetz.com/is-it-going-to-rain-in-your-area-over-the-weekend-the-forecast-rainfall-amounts-over-the-next-72-hours-httpwww-wpc-ncep-noaa-gov-pic-twitter-comdjkhwgopsh/

Is it going to rain in your area over the weekend? The forecast rainfall amounts over the next 72 hours. http://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov pic.twitter.com/djkHWGOPSH - https://blog.clairepeetz.com/is-it-going-to-rain-in-your-area-over-the-weekend-the-forecast-rainfall-amounts-over-the-next-72-hours-httpwww-wpc-ncep-noaa-gov-pic-twitter-comdjkhwgopsh/

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday June 4 2017  CLOUDS, RAIN, MUD, HANGOVER (for some) - High 80°  TODAY: Cullman County weather is on pace to generate plenty of mud with a 70% chance of rain showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10 am or so.  Skies will be almost entirely cloudy. Temperatures will struggle to reach 80°. South wind around 5 mph.   New rainfall amounts up 1/4” expect with more under thunderstorms.

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Sunday June 4 2017 CLOUDS, RAIN, MUD, HANGOVER (for some) - High 80° TODAY: Cullman County weather is on pace to generate plenty of mud with a 70% chance of rain showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10 am or so. Skies will be almost entirely cloudy. Temperatures will struggle to reach 80°. South wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts up 1/4” expect with more under thunderstorms.

ANDREWS, SC - OCTOBER 09: A snake floats along the flood water being fed from the breached dams upstream as the water continues to reach areas in the eastern part of the state on October 9, 2015 in Andrews, South Carolina. The state of South Carolina experienced record rainfall amounts causing severe flooding and officials expect the damage from the flooding waters to be in the billions of dollars. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more…

Oh God, scientists just discovered a species of snakes that hunts in packs

ANDREWS, SC - OCTOBER 09: A snake floats along the flood water being fed from the breached dams upstream as the water continues to reach areas in the eastern part of the state on October 9, 2015 in Andrews, South Carolina. The state of South Carolina experienced record rainfall amounts causing severe flooding and officials expect the damage from the flooding waters to be in the billions of dollars. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more…

Piquentum St. Vital wine label shows rainfall amount - design by Studio Sonda (Croatia) - http://www.packagingoftheworld.com/2016/04/piquentum-st-vital.html

Piquentum St. Vital

Piquentum St. Vital wine label shows rainfall amount - design by Studio Sonda (Croatia) - http://www.packagingoftheworld.com/2016/04/piquentum-st-vital.html

Zone 5 stretches from Maine to Missouri to Utah and even to Colorado. However, the local climates among these locations are all different. Each location has unique environmental factors that also affect the growing season. These factors include soil, number of frost-free days, rainfall amounts, summer heat levels, soil moisture, humidity, and day length. | Gardening Tips for Growing a Vegetables in Maine Zone 5 | Grow a Good Life

Vegetable Gardening Tips for Maine Zone 5

Zone 5 stretches from Maine to Missouri to Utah and even to Colorado. However, the local climates among these locations are all different. Each location has unique environmental factors that also affect the growing season. These factors include soil, number of frost-free days, rainfall amounts, summer heat levels, soil moisture, humidity, and day length. | Gardening Tips for Growing a Vegetables in Maine Zone 5 | Grow a Good Life

The types of plants found in Texas vary widely from one region to the next. This is due to the amount and frequency of rainfall, diversity of soils, and the number of frost-free days. From the forests of East Texas to the deserts of West Texas, from the grassy plains of North Texas to the semi-arid brushlands of South Texas, plant species change continuously.

The types of plants found in Texas vary widely from one region to the next. This is due to the amount and frequency of rainfall, diversity of soils, and the number of frost-free days. From the forests of East Texas to the deserts of West Texas, from the grassy plains of North Texas to the semi-arid brushlands of South Texas, plant species change continuously.

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday May 23 2017  CLOUDY & COOL - 50% PM RAIN CHANCE - High 77°  .85” of rain fell overnight  TODAY: Cullman County weather will be VERY similar to yesterday. 50% chance of scattered showers with thunderstorms after 1 pm.  Skies will be mostly cloudy with a high near 77°. West-southwest wind around 5 mph.   Rainfall amounts up to 1/10” likely, higher when associated with thunderstorms.

CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Tuesday May 23 2017 CLOUDY & COOL - 50% PM RAIN CHANCE - High 77° .85” of rain fell overnight TODAY: Cullman County weather will be VERY similar to yesterday. 50% chance of scattered showers with thunderstorms after 1 pm. Skies will be mostly cloudy with a high near 77°. West-southwest wind around 5 mph. Rainfall amounts up to 1/10” likely, higher when associated with thunderstorms.

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