Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1901
1-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1999
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2016
Jul–Aug 1901
2-Month
11.53"
(292.86mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2016
Jun–Aug 1901
3-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2017
May–Aug 1901
4-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2017
Apr–Aug 1901
5-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Mar–Aug 1901
6-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-5.59"
(-141.99mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1899 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2016
Feb–Aug 1901
7-Month
29.33"
(744.98mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Jan–Aug 1901
8-Month
33.07"
(839.98mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-6.48"
(-164.59mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Dec 1900–Aug 1901
9-Month
38.45"
(976.63mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1899 2011
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Nov 1900–Aug 1901
10-Month
41.52"
(1,054.61mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-7.77"
(-197.36mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1899 2000
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Oct 1900–Aug 1901
11-Month
45.24"
(1,149.10mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-7.49"
(-190.24mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2016
Sep 1900–Aug 1901
12-Month
47.67"
(1,210.82mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-9.16"
(-232.66mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1991
Mar 1900–Aug 1901
18-Month
88.07"
(2,236.98mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1900 1925
60th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Sep 1899–Aug 1901
24-Month
111.95"
(2,843.53mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1899 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1975
Sep 1898–Aug 1901
36-Month
167.15"
(4,245.61mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-3.79"
(-96.27mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1899 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1975
Sep 1897–Aug 1901
48-Month
223.56"
(5,678.42mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-4.41"
(-112.02mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1899 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1975
Sep 1896–Aug 1901
60-Month
274.53"
(6,973.06mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
-10.32"
(-262.13mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1900 1918
77th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/