Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1952 1999
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2016
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
10.38"
(263.65mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2016
Ties: 1995
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
34.32"
(871.73mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
9.49"
(241.05mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1952 1924
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1991
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
39.41"
(1,001.01mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
9.62"
(244.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
46.06"
(1,169.92mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
49.19"
(1,249.43mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
9.64"
(244.86mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1952 2011
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
54.78"
(1,391.41mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
9.75"
(247.65mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1952 2011
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
59.23"
(1,504.44mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
9.94"
(252.47mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1952 2000
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1991
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
59.26"
(1,505.20mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2016
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
61.47"
(1,561.34mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1991
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
88.02"
(2,235.71mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2017
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
113.48"
(2,882.39mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1918
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
157.61"
(4,003.29mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-13.33"
(-338.59mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1938 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
221.56"
(5,627.62mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-6.41"
(-162.82mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1939 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
287.72"
(7,308.09mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1952 1918
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993

Citing This Page

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