Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1958 1998
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1907
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1956 1963
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1958 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1991
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1963
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1991
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
26.49"
(672.85mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Ties: 1938
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
28.88"
(733.55mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1963
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-7.39"
(-187.71mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1951 1904
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1904
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
46.29"
(1,175.77mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
52.44"
(1,331.98mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
86.13"
(2,187.70mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1992
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
124.27"
(3,156.46mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
10.25"
(260.35mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
176.43"
(4,481.32mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
5.29"
(134.36mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
229.28"
(5,823.71mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
277.34"
(7,044.44mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-7.63"
(-193.80mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/