Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1942
1-Month
5.96"
(151.38mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1941 1999
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2016
Ties: 1985
Jul–Aug 1942
2-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2016
Jun–Aug 1942
3-Month
19.08"
(484.63mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1941 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2017
May–Aug 1942
4-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
3.72"
(94.48mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2017
Apr–Aug 1942
5-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1991
Mar–Aug 1942
6-Month
34.55"
(877.57mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2016
Feb–Aug 1942
7-Month
39.26"
(997.20mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Jan–Aug 1942
8-Month
41.88"
(1,063.75mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1941 2011
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Dec 1941–Aug 1942
9-Month
45.53"
(1,156.46mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1991
Nov 1941–Aug 1942
10-Month
48.52"
(1,232.41mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1939 2000
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1991
Oct 1941–Aug 1942
11-Month
55.40"
(1,407.16mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2016
Sep 1941–Aug 1942
12-Month
61.19"
(1,554.23mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
4.36"
(110.75mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1991
Ties: 1966
Mar 1941–Aug 1942
18-Month
95.61"
(2,428.49mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2017
Sep 1940–Aug 1942
24-Month
124.37"
(3,159.00mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
10.46"
(265.69mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1975
Sep 1939–Aug 1942
36-Month
187.04"
(4,750.82mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1921 1975
Sep 1938–Aug 1942
48-Month
236.33"
(6,002.78mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1975
Sep 1937–Aug 1942
60-Month
294.28"
(7,474.71mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
9.43"
(239.52mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/