Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1940 1998
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1907
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
8.72"
(221.49mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
17.01"
(432.05mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1948 1963
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
27.93"
(709.42mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1963
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
32.19"
(817.63mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1948 2011
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
43.38"
(1,101.85mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
8.92"
(226.57mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1948 1963
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
44.67"
(1,134.62mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
49.42"
(1,255.27mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
53.18"
(1,350.77mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
56.51"
(1,435.35mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
4.17"
(105.91mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
58.52"
(1,486.41mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
88.43"
(2,246.12mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
112.54"
(2,858.52mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1943 1918
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1991
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
180.08"
(4,574.03mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
8.94"
(227.07mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1975
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
251.99"
(6,400.55mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
23.83"
(605.29mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
309.78"
(7,868.41mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
24.81"
(630.17mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1946 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 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/