Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1954 1999
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2016
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2016
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
25.29"
(642.37mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
5.30"
(134.62mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2017
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Ties: 1908
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
33.67"
(855.22mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
40.51"
(1,028.95mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
45.66"
(1,159.76mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1954 2011
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
48.84"
(1,240.54mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1954 2011
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1954 2000
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Ties: 1927
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
55.11"
(1,399.79mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
58.11"
(1,475.99mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
80.07"
(2,033.78mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-6.71"
(-170.43mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2017
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
100.26"
(2,546.60mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-13.65"
(-346.71mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1952 1918
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
161.73"
(4,107.94mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-9.21"
(-233.94mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1975
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
213.74"
(5,429.00mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-14.23"
(-361.44mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 1918
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1975
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
257.87"
(6,549.90mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
-26.98"
(-685.29mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/