Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1945 1998
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1907
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1945 1963
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
30.74"
(780.80mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1945 1963
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
34.34"
(872.24mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1945 2011
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
41.42"
(1,052.07mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
6.96"
(176.79mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1945 1963
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
43.64"
(1,108.46mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
47.98"
(1,218.69mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
51.71"
(1,313.43mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
60.56"
(1,538.22mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
8.22"
(208.78mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
67.54"
(1,715.52mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
109.21"
(2,773.93mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
21.92"
(556.76mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1946 1925
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1992
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
139.45"
(3,542.03mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
25.43"
(645.92mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
197.24"
(5,009.90mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
26.10"
(662.94mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
259.08"
(6,580.63mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
30.92"
(785.37mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
311.13"
(7,902.70mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
26.16"
(664.46mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
15th 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 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/