Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
3.45"
(87.63mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1943 1999
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-5.04"
(-128.01mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1930 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1925 1924
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1943 1924
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Ties: 1937
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 1969
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
31.41"
(797.81mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
40.26"
(1,022.60mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
0.71"
(18.03mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
43.86"
(1,114.04mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-1.17"
(-29.72mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
50.94"
(1,293.88mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1943 2000
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
53.16"
(1,350.26mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
57.50"
(1,460.50mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
98.26"
(2,495.80mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
11.48"
(291.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1945 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
130.63"
(3,318.00mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
194.34"
(4,936.24mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
23.40"
(594.36mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
257.19"
(6,532.63mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
29.22"
(742.19mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
301.57"
(7,659.88mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
16.72"
(424.69mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/