Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.54"
(39.11mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1937 1999
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2016
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2016
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2017
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2017
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
26.82"
(681.23mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2016
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
34.07"
(865.38mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
39.05"
(991.87mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 2011
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
43.63"
(1,108.20mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1937 2011
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
46.52"
(1,181.61mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1936 2000
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1991
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
54.67"
(1,388.62mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2016
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
57.95"
(1,471.93mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Ties: 1994
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
84.50"
(2,146.30mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2017
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
109.86"
(2,790.44mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
154.73"
(3,930.14mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-16.21"
(-411.74mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1975
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-13.23"
(-336.04mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1975
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
265.02"
(6,731.51mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
-19.83"
(-503.68mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/