Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
6.03"
(153.16mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1948 1928
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
11.04"
(280.42mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1949 1981
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1932
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
-3.44"
(-87.37mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
19.13"
(485.90mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1932
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
22.80"
(579.12mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1974
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1974
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
34.55"
(877.57mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1974
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
39.54"
(1,004.32mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1941
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1949 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1990
Ties: 1917
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
48.26"
(1,225.80mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
56.55"
(1,436.37mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
61.31"
(1,557.27mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1949 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
92.72"
(2,355.09mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
8.53"
(216.66mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1949 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
116.48"
(2,958.59mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1918
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1993
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
173.97"
(4,418.84mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1992
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
246.66"
(6,265.16mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
18.54"
(470.91mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1946 1905
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
312.97"
(7,949.44mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1949 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/