Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1999
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1958 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2016
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
18.64"
(473.46mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1958 1924
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1958 1924
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2017
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
4.81"
(122.18mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
40.09"
(1,018.29mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
5.68"
(144.28mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1958 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1958 2011
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1991
Ties: 1920
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
45.13"
(1,146.30mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
47.52"
(1,207.01mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1956 2000
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
49.14"
(1,248.16mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-3.59"
(-91.18mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
58.52"
(1,486.41mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
93.20"
(2,367.28mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
6.42"
(163.07mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2017
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
127.14"
(3,229.36mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
13.23"
(336.05mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
183.49"
(4,660.65mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
12.55"
(318.77mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
228.39"
(5,801.11mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
286.50"
(7,277.10mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
55th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/