Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1961
1-Month
5.89"
(149.61mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1960 1928
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1998
Ties: 1897
Dec 1960–Jan 1961
2-Month
12.33"
(313.18mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1960 1981
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1932
Nov 1960–Jan 1961
3-Month
14.92"
(378.97mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1960 1904
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1932
Oct 1960–Jan 1961
4-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1960 1904
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1932
Sep 1960–Jan 1961
5-Month
21.92"
(556.77mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1960 1904
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Aug 1960–Jan 1961
6-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1904
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Jul 1960–Jan 1961
7-Month
33.82"
(859.03mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Jun 1960–Jan 1961
8-Month
36.80"
(934.72mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1925
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1941
May 1960–Jan 1961
9-Month
39.39"
(1,000.51mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1990
Apr 1960–Jan 1961
10-Month
42.65"
(1,083.31mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1992
Mar 1960–Jan 1961
11-Month
45.98"
(1,167.89mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
-6.39"
(-162.31mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1974
Feb 1960–Jan 1961
12-Month
50.77"
(1,289.56mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
-6.28"
(-159.51mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1974
Aug 1959–Jan 1961
18-Month
75.41"
(1,915.41mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
-8.78"
(-223.02mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1974
Feb 1959–Jan 1961
24-Month
110.73"
(2,812.54mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993
Feb 1958–Jan 1961
36-Month
167.27"
(4,248.66mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1992
Feb 1957–Jan 1961
48-Month
235.70"
(5,986.78mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1905
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993
Feb 1956–Jan 1961
60-Month
284.58"
(7,228.33mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1993

Citing This Page

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