Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1941
1-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1940 1998
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1907
Apr–May 1941
2-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Mar–May 1941
3-Month
16.11"
(409.19mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1940 1963
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Feb–May 1941
4-Month
19.18"
(487.17mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Jan–May 1941
5-Month
22.55"
(572.77mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1963
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Ties: 1977
Dec 1940–May 1941
6-Month
31.55"
(801.37mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1940 2011
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Nov 1940–May 1941
7-Month
40.40"
(1,026.16mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
5.94"
(150.88mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1940 1963
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1991
Oct 1940–May 1941
8-Month
41.66"
(1,058.16mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
3.77"
(95.75mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1940 1904
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Sep 1940–May 1941
9-Month
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1940 1904
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Aug 1940–May 1941
10-Month
54.58"
(1,386.33mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1983
Jul 1940–May 1941
11-Month
61.92"
(1,572.77mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1983
Jun 1940–May 1941
12-Month
71.41"
(1,813.81mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
14.47"
(367.53mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1939–May 1941
18-Month
99.68"
(2,531.87mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
12.39"
(314.70mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1992
Jun 1939–May 1941
24-Month
121.77"
(3,092.96mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1991
Jun 1938–May 1941
36-Month
173.97"
(4,418.84mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Jun 1937–May 1941
48-Month
230.02"
(5,842.51mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1993
Jun 1936–May 1941
60-Month
277.96"
(7,060.18mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-7.01"
(-178.06mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/