Climate at a Glance

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
5.89"
(149.61mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1998
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1907
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 1963
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1991
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
7.46"
(189.49mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1991
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
36.58"
(929.13mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
11.86"
(301.24mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1963
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
11.47"
(291.34mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1945 2011
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
44.11"
(1,120.39mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
9.65"
(245.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1945 1963
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1991
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
49.77"
(1,264.16mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
11.88"
(301.75mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
53.57"
(1,360.68mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
11.57"
(293.88mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1983
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
58.70"
(1,490.98mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1983
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
66.73"
(1,694.94mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
14.39"
(365.50mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
71.91"
(1,826.51mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
14.97"
(380.23mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
104.67"
(2,658.62mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
17.38"
(441.45mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1992
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
129.70"
(3,294.38mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
15.68"
(398.27mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1991
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
191.54"
(4,865.12mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
20.40"
(518.16mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
243.59"
(6,187.19mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
15.43"
(391.93mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
304.01"
(7,721.85mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
19.04"
(483.61mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/