Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1917 1998
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-5.87"
(-149.10mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1931 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
20.51"
(520.95mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1943 2011
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
27.02"
(686.31mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-7.44"
(-188.97mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
29.26"
(743.20mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-8.63"
(-219.21mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
32.48"
(824.99mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-9.52"
(-241.81mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1925 1904
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
36.23"
(920.24mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-10.43"
(-264.92mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
42.70"
(1,084.58mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-9.64"
(-244.86mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-7.03"
(-178.57mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
84.67"
(2,150.62mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1992
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
113.17"
(2,874.52mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1918
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
171.69"
(4,360.93mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1945 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Ties: 1915
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
225.71"
(5,733.03mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
293.25"
(7,448.55mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
8.28"
(210.31mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1943 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/