Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1942
1-Month
5.12"
(130.05mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1941 1958
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1982
Nov–Dec 1942
2-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
-3.57"
(-90.67mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1924 1917
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1982
Oct–Dec 1942
3-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1938 1917
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1982
Sep–Dec 1942
4-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Aug–Dec 1942
5-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2002
Jul–Dec 1942
6-Month
25.26"
(641.60mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
-2.36"
(-59.95mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2009
Jun–Dec 1942
7-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
32.18"
(817.37mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1940
Ties: 1949
May–Dec 1942
8-Month
38.14"
(968.76mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2004
Apr–Dec 1942
9-Month
43.51"
(1,105.15mm)
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1940
Mar–Dec 1942
10-Month
48.98"
(1,244.09mm)
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1973
Feb–Dec 1942
11-Month
53.69"
(1,363.73mm)
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1940
Jan–Dec 1942
12-Month
56.31"
(1,430.27mm)
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1991
Ties: 1935
Jul 1941–Dec 1942
18-Month
87.32"
(2,217.93mm)
84.52"
(2,146.81mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Jan 1941–Dec 1942
24-Month
116.48"
(2,958.59mm)
113.97"
(2,894.84mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1992
Jan 1940–Dec 1942
36-Month
189.16"
(4,804.66mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
18.16"
(461.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jan 1939–Dec 1942
48-Month
239.35"
(6,079.49mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
11.30"
(287.02mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1941 1904
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1992
Jan 1938–Dec 1942
60-Month
289.81"
(7,361.17mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
4.84"
(122.93mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/