Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
1.04"
(26.42mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-4.12"
(-104.64mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1998
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1907
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-6.01"
(-152.65mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1991
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-7.58"
(-192.53mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1963
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1991
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-8.88"
(-225.55mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1991
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-6.96"
(-176.79mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1963
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1991
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-9.31"
(-236.47mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 2011
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1991
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-6.33"
(-160.78mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1963
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1991
Ties: 2010
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-5.21"
(-132.34mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1896 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1983
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1898 1904
66th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
48.24"
(1,225.30mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
53.80"
(1,366.52mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
61.84"
(1,570.74mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Ties: 1944
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
89.84"
(2,281.94mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
49th Wettest Wettest to Date 1992
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
111.46"
(2,831.08mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
159.44"
(4,049.78mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-11.70"
(-297.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
90th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
212.04"
(5,385.82mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-16.12"
(-409.44mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1918
99th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/