Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1946
1-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1943 1999
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2016
Jul–Aug 1946
2-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1944 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2016
Jun–Aug 1946
3-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1945 1924
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2017
May–Aug 1946
4-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
10.62"
(269.74mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1924
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Apr–Aug 1946
5-Month
33.79"
(858.27mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
8.96"
(227.59mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1945 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Mar–Aug 1946
6-Month
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
10.97"
(278.63mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2016
Feb–Aug 1946
7-Month
46.60"
(1,183.64mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
12.19"
(309.63mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Jan–Aug 1946
8-Month
56.14"
(1,425.96mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
16.59"
(421.39mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1945 2011
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Dec 1945–Aug 1946
9-Month
61.23"
(1,555.24mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
16.20"
(411.48mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1945 2011
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Nov 1945–Aug 1946
10-Month
63.67"
(1,617.22mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
14.38"
(365.25mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1945 2000
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Oct 1945–Aug 1946
11-Month
69.33"
(1,760.98mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
16.60"
(421.64mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 1945–Aug 1946
12-Month
73.13"
(1,857.50mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
16.30"
(414.02mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Mar 1945–Aug 1946
18-Month
107.20"
(2,722.88mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
20.42"
(518.67mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Sep 1944–Aug 1946
24-Month
136.84"
(3,475.74mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
22.93"
(582.43mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Sep 1943–Aug 1946
36-Month
199.69"
(5,072.13mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
28.75"
(730.25mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Sep 1942–Aug 1946
48-Month
244.07"
(6,199.38mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1975
Sep 1941–Aug 1946
60-Month
305.26"
(7,753.60mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
20.41"
(518.41mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/