Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1955
1-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1954 1928
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Dec 1954–Jan 1955
2-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-2.29"
(-58.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1932
Ties: 1896, 1965
Nov 1954–Jan 1955
3-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1904
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1932
Oct 1954–Jan 1955
4-Month
14.60"
(370.84mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1953 1904
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1932
Sep 1954–Jan 1955
5-Month
17.60"
(447.04mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1953 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1974
Aug 1954–Jan 1955
6-Month
19.44"
(493.78mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-7.64"
(-194.05mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1953 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1974
Jul 1954–Jan 1955
7-Month
25.14"
(638.56mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
-7.63"
(-193.80mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1953 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1974
Jun 1954–Jan 1955
8-Month
27.08"
(687.83mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-10.28"
(-261.11mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1953 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1941
May 1954–Jan 1955
9-Month
34.12"
(866.65mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
-8.40"
(-213.36mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1953 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1990
Apr 1954–Jan 1955
10-Month
37.27"
(946.66mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
-10.14"
(-257.55mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1992
Mar 1954–Jan 1955
11-Month
39.56"
(1,004.82mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
-12.81"
(-325.38mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1974
Feb 1954–Jan 1955
12-Month
40.87"
(1,038.10mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
-16.18"
(-410.97mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1974
Aug 1953–Jan 1955
18-Month
64.35"
(1,634.49mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
-19.84"
(-503.94mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1974
Feb 1953–Jan 1955
24-Month
105.81"
(2,687.57mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
-8.29"
(-210.57mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1953 1918
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb 1952–Jan 1955
36-Month
154.25"
(3,917.95mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
-16.95"
(-430.53mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1953 1918
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1992
Feb 1951–Jan 1955
48-Month
198.59"
(5,044.19mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
-29.53"
(-750.06mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1919 1905
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Feb 1950–Jan 1955
60-Month
258.51"
(6,566.15mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
-26.47"
(-672.34mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1940 1967
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Ties: 1900

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/