Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1938 1998
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1907
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1991
Ties: 1914
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1937 1963
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1991
Ties: 1932
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1963
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
27.12"
(688.85mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1938 2011
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1991
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
31.21"
(792.73mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1938 1963
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1991
Ties: 2018
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
32.41"
(823.21mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-5.48"
(-139.20mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
35.06"
(890.52mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
41.24"
(1,047.50mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-5.42"
(-137.66mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
47.43"
(1,204.72mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Ties: 1957
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
52.20"
(1,325.88mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-4.74"
(-120.40mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
78.69"
(1,998.73mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-8.60"
(-218.44mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1992
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
108.25"
(2,749.55mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-5.77"
(-146.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1938 1918
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
156.19"
(3,967.23mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-14.95"
(-379.73mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1938 1918
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1975
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
203.55"
(5,170.17mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-24.61"
(-625.09mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
263.84"
(6,701.54mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-21.13"
(-536.70mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/