Climate at a Glance

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1918
1-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1917 1998
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1907
Apr–May 1918
2-Month
9.13"
(231.90mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1917 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1991
Mar–May 1918
3-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1917 1963
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1991
Feb–May 1918
4-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1899 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Jan–May 1918
5-Month
17.53"
(445.26mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-7.19"
(-182.63mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1904 1963
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Dec 1917–May 1918
6-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-10.36"
(-263.14mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2011
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Nov 1917–May 1918
7-Month
21.06"
(534.92mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-13.40"
(-340.36mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1963
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Oct 1917–May 1918
8-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-15.50"
(-393.70mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Sep 1917–May 1918
9-Month
24.92"
(632.97mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-17.08"
(-433.83mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Aug 1917–May 1918
10-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-16.05"
(-407.67mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1925
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Jul 1917–May 1918
11-Month
35.78"
(908.81mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-16.56"
(-420.63mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1904 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Jun 1917–May 1918
12-Month
37.11"
(942.59mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-19.83"
(-503.69mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1925
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1983
Dec 1916–May 1918
18-Month
61.80"
(1,569.72mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-25.49"
(-647.45mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1925
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1992
Jun 1916–May 1918
24-Month
84.97"
(2,158.24mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-29.05"
(-737.87mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1918
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Jun 1915–May 1918
36-Month
136.35"
(3,463.29mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-34.79"
(-883.67mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1918
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1975
Jun 1914–May 1918
48-Month
189.23"
(4,806.44mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-38.93"
(-988.82mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1918
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1993
Jun 1913–May 1918
60-Month
248.45"
(6,310.63mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-36.52"
(-927.61mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1918
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/