Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1952 1998
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1907
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Ties: 1968
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1954 1963
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
20.98"
(532.89mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
26.13"
(663.70mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1954 1963
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
29.31"
(744.47mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1954 2011
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
31.83"
(808.48mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1954 1963
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
35.58"
(903.73mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
38.58"
(979.93mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
40.42"
(1,026.67mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-6.24"
(-158.49mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
46.12"
(1,171.45mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-6.22"
(-157.99mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
48.06"
(1,220.72mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-8.88"
(-225.56mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
73.74"
(1,873.00mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-13.55"
(-344.17mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1992
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
94.71"
(2,405.63mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-19.31"
(-490.48mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1991
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
152.75"
(3,879.85mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-18.39"
(-467.11mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1938 1918
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
205.86"
(5,228.84mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-22.30"
(-566.42mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1939 1918
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
255.77"
(6,496.56mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-29.20"
(-741.68mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1940 1918
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/