Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 1999
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2016
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2017
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2017
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1896 1924
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1991
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2016
Ties: 1939
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
29.85"
(758.19mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1991
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
35.74"
(907.80mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1991
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
37.57"
(954.28mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-7.46"
(-189.48mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1896 2011
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1896 2000
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
48.49"
(1,231.65mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-4.24"
(-107.69mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
85th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
50.97"
(1,294.64mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-5.86"
(-148.84mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
95th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Ties: 1967
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
71.74"
(1,822.20mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-15.04"
(-382.01mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2017
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
95.22"
(2,418.59mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-18.69"
(-474.72mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1918
120th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/