Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
1.13"
(28.71mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1949 1998
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1907
Ties: 1978
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
11.57"
(293.88mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 1963
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1991
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
23.72"
(602.49mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
29.75"
(755.65mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1949 1963
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1949 2011
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
35.16"
(893.06mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1991
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
42.85"
(1,088.39mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
46.52"
(1,181.61mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1904
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
50.37"
(1,279.40mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
58.27"
(1,480.06mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
63.26"
(1,606.80mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
6.32"
(160.52mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
95.45"
(2,424.43mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
8.16"
(207.26mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1949 1925
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
121.78"
(3,093.21mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
7.76"
(197.10mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1949 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
175.80"
(4,465.32mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
243.34"
(6,180.84mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
15.18"
(385.58mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
315.25"
(8,007.35mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
30.28"
(769.11mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1949 1918
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/