Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1947
1-Month
8.85"
(224.79mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1945 1928
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Dec 1946–Jan 1947
2-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1932
Nov 1946–Jan 1947
3-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1946 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1932
Oct 1946–Jan 1947
4-Month
21.75"
(552.45mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1932
Sep 1946–Jan 1947
5-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Aug 1946–Jan 1947
6-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1904
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Jul 1946–Jan 1947
7-Month
38.67"
(982.22mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1974
Jun 1946–Jan 1947
8-Month
45.65"
(1,159.51mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
8.29"
(210.57mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
May 1946–Jan 1947
9-Month
56.70"
(1,440.18mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1990
Apr 1946–Jan 1947
10-Month
59.88"
(1,520.95mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1992
Mar 1946–Jan 1947
11-Month
66.85"
(1,697.99mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
14.48"
(367.79mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1974
Feb 1946–Jan 1947
12-Month
72.69"
(1,846.33mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1974
Aug 1945–Jan 1947
18-Month
104.35"
(2,650.49mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
20.16"
(512.06mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1974
Feb 1945–Jan 1947
24-Month
139.00"
(3,530.60mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
24.90"
(632.46mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Feb 1944–Jan 1947
36-Month
199.10"
(5,057.14mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
27.90"
(708.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1992
Feb 1943–Jan 1947
48-Month
252.67"
(6,417.82mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
24.55"
(623.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1946 1905
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Feb 1942–Jan 1947
60-Month
309.42"
(7,859.27mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
24.44"
(620.78mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1946 1967
16th 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 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/