Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1898
1-Month
6.23"
(158.24mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1999
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jul–Aug 1898
2-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Ties: 1903
Jun–Aug 1898
3-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
May–Aug 1898
4-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2017
Apr–Aug 1898
5-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1897 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1991
Mar–Aug 1898
6-Month
27.81"
(706.37mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2016
Feb–Aug 1898
7-Month
33.02"
(838.71mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1991
Jan–Aug 1898
8-Month
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1897 2011
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Dec 1897–Aug 1898
9-Month
47.83"
(1,214.88mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1897 2011
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Nov 1897–Aug 1898
10-Month
50.92"
(1,293.37mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1897 2000
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Oct 1897–Aug 1898
11-Month
54.51"
(1,384.55mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 1897–Aug 1898
12-Month
56.41"
(1,432.81mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Mar 1897–Aug 1898
18-Month
82.24"
(2,088.90mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
87th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Ties: 1907
Sep 1896–Aug 1898
24-Month
107.38"
(2,727.45mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-6.53"
(-165.86mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1897 1918
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Sep 1895–Aug 1898
36-Month
151.63"
(3,851.40mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-19.31"
(-490.48mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1918
114th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/