Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1899 1998
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1907
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1899 1925
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Ties: 2018
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1899 1963
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-4.11"
(-104.39mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1899 1925
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
19.21"
(487.93mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-5.51"
(-139.96mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1899 1963
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
27.66"
(702.56mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1963
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-6.51"
(-165.36mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
33.81"
(858.77mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-8.19"
(-208.03mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1904
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
38.05"
(966.47mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-8.61"
(-218.69mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
45.40"
(1,153.16mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1897 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
54.46"
(1,383.28mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1898 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1983
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
92.25"
(2,343.15mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 1992
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
111.28"
(2,826.51mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1898 1918
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Ties: 1962
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
222.74"
(5,657.60mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-5.42"
(-137.66mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
270.72"
(6,876.29mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-14.25"
(-361.95mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
91st 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/