Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1918
1-Month
6.34"
(161.04mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1917 1999
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2016
Jul–Aug 1918
2-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2016
Ties: 1973
Jun–Aug 1918
3-Month
13.22"
(335.79mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1917 1924
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2017
Ties: 1973
May–Aug 1918
4-Month
15.10"
(383.54mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1917 1924
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2017
Apr–Aug 1918
5-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1917 1924
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1991
Mar–Aug 1918
6-Month
24.29"
(616.97mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1917 1925
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2016
Feb–Aug 1918
7-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-7.93"
(-201.42mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1917 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1991
Jan–Aug 1918
8-Month
30.75"
(781.05mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-8.80"
(-223.52mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1902 2011
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Dec 1917–Aug 1918
9-Month
33.06"
(839.72mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-11.97"
(-304.04mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 2011
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Nov 1917–Aug 1918
10-Month
34.28"
(870.71mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-15.01"
(-381.26mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 2000
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Oct 1917–Aug 1918
11-Month
35.61"
(904.49mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-17.12"
(-434.85mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2016
Sep 1917–Aug 1918
12-Month
38.14"
(968.76mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-18.69"
(-474.72mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1991
Mar 1917–Aug 1918
18-Month
60.14"
(1,527.56mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-26.64"
(-676.65mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2017
Sep 1916–Aug 1918
24-Month
82.36"
(2,091.94mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-31.55"
(-801.37mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1918
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1975
Sep 1915–Aug 1918
36-Month
133.95"
(3,402.33mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-36.99"
(-939.55mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1918
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1975
Sep 1914–Aug 1918
48-Month
187.17"
(4,754.12mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-40.80"
(-1,036.32mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1918
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1975
Sep 1913–Aug 1918
60-Month
247.98"
(6,298.69mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
-36.87"
(-936.50mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1918
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/