Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1939 1958
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1982
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
19.11"
(485.39mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1982
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
22.32"
(566.93mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2009
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
10.05"
(255.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2002
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
39.37"
(1,000.00mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
48.86"
(1,241.04mm)
32.18"
(817.37mm)
16.68"
(423.67mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1940
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
50.93"
(1,293.62mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
13.60"
(345.44mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
60.04"
(1,525.02mm)
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
17.87"
(453.90mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1940
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
63.38"
(1,609.85mm)
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
16.25"
(412.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
69.88"
(1,774.95mm)
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1940
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
72.68"
(1,846.07mm)
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
15.79"
(401.06mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1991
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
94.87"
(2,409.70mm)
84.52"
(2,146.81mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1983
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
122.87"
(3,120.90mm)
113.97"
(2,894.84mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1992
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
173.33"
(4,402.58mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1939 1904
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1975
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
230.47"
(5,853.94mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1939 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1992
Ties: 1958
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
274.53"
(6,973.06mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-10.44"
(-265.18mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1939 1918
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/