Climate at a Glance

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1896 1998
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1907
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1991
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1991
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1895 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1991
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
22.70"
(576.58mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
24.53"
(623.06mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 2011
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1991
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
30.21"
(767.33mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
84th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
35.45"
(900.43mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1896 1904
78th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
37.93"
(963.42mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1896 1904
87th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
41.18"
(1,045.97mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
95th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
43.49"
(1,104.65mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-8.85"
(-224.79mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
47.98"
(1,218.69mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-8.96"
(-227.59mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
74.07"
(1,881.38mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-13.22"
(-335.79mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1925
108th Wettest Wettest to Date 1992
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
100.58"
(2,554.73mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-13.44"
(-341.38mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1918
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/