Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1999
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1947 1924
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1924
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
18.68"
(474.47mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1951 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
23.07"
(585.98mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-6.72"
(-170.69mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
33.56"
(852.42mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2011
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
36.93"
(938.02mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-8.10"
(-205.74mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2011
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
40.35"
(1,024.89mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-8.94"
(-227.08mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 2000
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-10.52"
(-267.21mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-11.93"
(-303.02mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
78.57"
(1,995.68mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-8.21"
(-208.53mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1952 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
103.01"
(2,616.45mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-10.90"
(-276.86mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
145.16"
(3,687.06mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-25.78"
(-654.82mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
206.63"
(5,248.40mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-21.34"
(-542.04mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1954 1918
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1975
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
258.64"
(6,569.46mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
-26.21"
(-665.73mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
114th 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 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/