Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1998
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1907
Ties: 1990
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
12.49"
(317.25mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
22.48"
(570.99mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
25.34"
(643.64mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
31.21"
(792.73mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2011
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
33.87"
(860.30mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
34.72"
(881.89mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
43.33"
(1,100.58mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
48.90"
(1,242.06mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
53.11"
(1,348.99mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-3.83"
(-97.29mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
78.05"
(1,982.47mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-9.24"
(-234.70mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1940 1925
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1992
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
103.02"
(2,616.71mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-11.00"
(-279.40mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1991
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
166.28"
(4,223.51mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-4.86"
(-123.45mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1975
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
224.80"
(5,709.92mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
278.82"
(7,082.03mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/