Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
2.48"
(62.99mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1918 1998
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1907
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1937 1963
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Ties: 2013
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
21.91"
(556.51mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1991
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
26.49"
(672.85mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 2011
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1991
Ties: 1959
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
29.38"
(746.25mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1991
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
37.53"
(953.26mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
40.81"
(1,036.57mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
46.31"
(1,176.27mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
51.04"
(1,296.42mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
56.05"
(1,423.67mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-3.23"
(-82.05mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1992
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
103.99"
(2,641.35mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-10.03"
(-254.76mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1991
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
151.35"
(3,844.29mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-19.79"
(-502.67mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
211.64"
(5,375.66mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-16.52"
(-419.60mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1993
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
265.44"
(6,742.18mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-19.53"
(-496.06mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/