Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, July 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1940
1-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1933
Jun–Jul 1940
2-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
6.64"
(168.65mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1989
May–Jul 1940
3-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1998
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1989
Apr–Jul 1940
4-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
20.19"
(512.83mm)
7.82"
(198.62mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1939 1998
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1991
Mar–Jul 1940
5-Month
31.35"
(796.29mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Feb–Jul 1940
6-Month
37.85"
(961.39mm)
29.77"
(756.16mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Jan–Jul 1940
7-Month
40.65"
(1,032.51mm)
34.91"
(886.71mm)
5.74"
(145.80mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1991
Dec 1939–Jul 1940
8-Month
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
40.39"
(1,025.91mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1991
Nov 1939–Jul 1940
9-Month
48.11"
(1,221.99mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Ties: 1966
Oct 1939–Jul 1940
10-Month
50.17"
(1,274.32mm)
48.09"
(1,221.49mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1939 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Sep 1939–Jul 1940
11-Month
52.96"
(1,345.18mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
0.77"
(19.55mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1939 1918
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Aug 1939–Jul 1940
12-Month
57.40"
(1,457.96mm)
56.85"
(1,443.99mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Feb 1939–Jul 1940
18-Month
84.60"
(2,148.84mm)
86.82"
(2,205.23mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1992
Aug 1938–Jul 1940
24-Month
108.43"
(2,754.12mm)
113.96"
(2,894.58mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1939 1918
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Aug 1937–Jul 1940
36-Month
165.70"
(4,208.78mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
-5.30"
(-134.62mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1939 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Aug 1936–Jul 1940
48-Month
216.18"
(5,490.97mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
-11.87"
(-301.50mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1939 1918
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1975
Aug 1935–Jul 1940
60-Month
261.02"
(6,629.91mm)
284.91"
(7,236.71mm)
-23.89"
(-606.80mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1919 1918
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/