Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1936 1999
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1905
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1935 1924
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1936 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2017
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1924
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2017
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1937 1924
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1991
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Ties: 1897
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-2.77"
(-70.35mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1991
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
37.88"
(962.15mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1936 2011
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1991
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
41.35"
(1,050.29mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1936 2011
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1991
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
45.44"
(1,154.18mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1936 2000
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1991
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
46.64"
(1,184.66mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-6.09"
(-154.68mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-7.54"
(-191.51mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1991
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
80.03"
(2,032.76mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2017
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
107.24"
(2,723.90mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-6.67"
(-169.41mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1975
Ties: 1960
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
159.15"
(4,042.41mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-11.79"
(-299.47mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1938 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
204.02"
(5,182.11mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-23.95"
(-608.33mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1975
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
264.03"
(6,706.36mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
-20.82"
(-528.83mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 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/