Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
1.50"
(38.10mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1998
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1907
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-5.34"
(-135.64mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-6.97"
(-177.04mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1963
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
13.19"
(335.03mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-6.39"
(-162.30mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1963
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1897 2011
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
31.09"
(789.69mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-3.37"
(-85.59mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
80th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
34.68"
(880.87mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1896 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
36.58"
(929.13mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1904
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1983
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
89th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
46.30"
(1,176.02mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
100th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
49.62"
(1,260.35mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-7.32"
(-185.93mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
74.15"
(1,883.41mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-13.14"
(-333.76mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
107th Wettest Wettest to Date 1992
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
97.60"
(2,479.04mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-16.42"
(-417.07mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1918
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1991
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
150.20"
(3,815.08mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-20.94"
(-531.88mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1918
119th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 6, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/