Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1960
1-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1959 1999
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2016
Jul–Aug 1960
2-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2016
Jun–Aug 1960
3-Month
14.88"
(377.95mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2017
May–Aug 1960
4-Month
17.47"
(443.74mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2017
Apr–Aug 1960
5-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Mar–Aug 1960
6-Month
24.06"
(611.12mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-5.73"
(-145.55mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2016
Feb–Aug 1960
7-Month
28.85"
(732.79mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-5.56"
(-141.22mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Jan–Aug 1960
8-Month
33.15"
(842.01mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-6.40"
(-162.56mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2011
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Dec 1959–Aug 1960
9-Month
37.98"
(964.69mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1956 2011
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Nov 1959–Aug 1960
10-Month
40.32"
(1,024.13mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-8.97"
(-227.84mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 2000
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Oct 1959–Aug 1960
11-Month
46.07"
(1,170.18mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-6.66"
(-169.16mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2016
Sep 1959–Aug 1960
12-Month
48.72"
(1,237.49mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-8.11"
(-205.99mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Mar 1959–Aug 1960
18-Month
81.69"
(2,074.93mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2017
Sep 1958–Aug 1960
24-Month
107.24"
(2,723.90mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-6.67"
(-169.41mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1975
Ties: 1939
Sep 1957–Aug 1960
36-Month
175.86"
(4,466.84mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
4.92"
(124.96mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1975
Sep 1956–Aug 1960
48-Month
232.21"
(5,898.13mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1959 1918
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Sep 1955–Aug 1960
60-Month
277.11"
(7,038.59mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
-7.74"
(-196.60mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 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/