Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1948 1999
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2016
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
11.75"
(298.45mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1948 1924
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Ties: 2014
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1948 1924
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
19.02"
(483.11mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1948 1924
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1948 1924
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
33.75"
(857.25mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
38.51"
(978.15mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
44.67"
(1,134.62mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 2011
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
48.93"
(1,242.82mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1948 2011
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
60.12"
(1,527.05mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
10.83"
(275.08mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1948 2000
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
61.41"
(1,559.81mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
8.68"
(220.47mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
66.16"
(1,680.46mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
9.33"
(236.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
88.99"
(2,260.35mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2017
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
119.76"
(3,041.90mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
177.26"
(4,502.40mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
6.32"
(160.52mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1975
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
250.39"
(6,359.91mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1975
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
314.10"
(7,978.14mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
29.25"
(742.95mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1948 1918
14th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/