Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
3.83"
(97.28mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1956 1998
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1907
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.90"
(48.26mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
18.45"
(468.63mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1956 1963
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1956 1963
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
32.29"
(820.17mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
35.53"
(902.46mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 1963
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
37.96"
(964.18mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
40.58"
(1,030.73mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
44.08"
(1,119.63mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
47.43"
(1,204.72mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Ties: 1939
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
52.16"
(1,324.86mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-4.78"
(-121.42mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1983
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
77.51"
(1,968.75mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-9.78"
(-248.42mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1925
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1992
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
105.01"
(2,667.25mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-9.01"
(-228.86mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
153.07"
(3,887.98mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-18.07"
(-458.98mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1918
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1975
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
199.72"
(5,072.89mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-28.44"
(-722.37mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1993
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
257.76"
(6,547.10mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-27.21"
(-691.14mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1955 1918
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/