Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
3.37"
(85.60mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1940 1998
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1907
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Ties: 1981, 1992
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
18.42"
(467.87mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
39.12"
(993.65mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
40.66"
(1,032.76mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
44.50"
(1,130.30mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
47.95"
(1,217.93mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
49.74"
(1,263.40mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
54.02"
(1,372.11mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
88.36"
(2,244.34mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
1.07"
(27.17mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1925
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
121.56"
(3,087.62mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
7.54"
(191.51mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
193.47"
(4,914.14mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
22.33"
(567.18mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
251.26"
(6,382.00mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
23.10"
(586.74mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
313.10"
(7,952.74mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
28.13"
(714.50mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/