Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
7.36"
(186.95mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1952 1998
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1907
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
20.34"
(516.64mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
10.34"
(262.64mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1991
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
25.43"
(645.92mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
10.48"
(266.19mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1963
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
32.08"
(814.83mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
12.50"
(317.50mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
35.21"
(894.33mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
10.49"
(266.44mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1952 1963
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
40.80"
(1,036.32mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1952 2011
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Ties: 1980
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
45.25"
(1,149.35mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1952 1963
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
45.28"
(1,150.11mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
7.39"
(187.70mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
47.49"
(1,206.25mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1952 1904
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
50.24"
(1,276.10mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
3.58"
(90.94mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
56.63"
(1,438.40mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
4.29"
(108.96mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
58.04"
(1,474.22mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
89.25"
(2,266.95mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1992
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
111.15"
(2,823.21mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1952 1918
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1991
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
161.06"
(4,090.92mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-10.08"
(-256.04mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
224.32"
(5,697.73mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1993
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
282.84"
(7,184.14mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1918
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/