Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 1998
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1907
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
7.10"
(180.34mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
21.98"
(558.29mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1963
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
25.35"
(643.89mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-4.85"
(-123.19mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1951 2011
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-5.69"
(-144.52mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-7.26"
(-184.41mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
33.32"
(846.33mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-8.68"
(-220.47mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Ties: 1976
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-6.78"
(-172.21mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1983
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
49.16"
(1,248.66mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-3.18"
(-80.78mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
52.85"
(1,342.39mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-4.09"
(-103.89mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
82.16"
(2,086.86mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-5.13"
(-130.31mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1992
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
100.91"
(2,563.11mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-13.11"
(-333.00mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1991
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
147.56"
(3,748.02mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-23.58"
(-598.94mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
205.60"
(5,222.24mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-22.56"
(-573.02mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1939 1918
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
258.71"
(6,571.23mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-26.26"
(-667.01mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
111th 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 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/