Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1947 1999
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2016
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
9.10"
(231.14mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-5.73"
(-145.54mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
12.47"
(316.74mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-7.52"
(-191.01mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-8.62"
(-218.95mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 1924
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-6.96"
(-176.79mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-6.89"
(-175.00mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
32.60"
(828.04mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
39.01"
(990.85mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-6.02"
(-152.91mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
48.22"
(1,224.79mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1943 2000
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
49.76"
(1,263.90mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
53.60"
(1,361.44mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
82.91"
(2,105.91mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
111.10"
(2,821.94mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
184.23"
(4,679.44mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
13.29"
(337.56mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
247.94"
(6,297.68mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
19.97"
(507.24mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
310.79"
(7,894.07mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
25.94"
(658.88mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1947 1918
17th 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/