Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1960 1998
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1907
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
6.54"
(166.12mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
15.04"
(382.02mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 1963
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1960 1963
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
34.99"
(888.75mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
4.79"
(121.67mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
37.58"
(954.53mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1963
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
42.16"
(1,070.86mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
4.27"
(108.45mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1960 1904
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1960 1904
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Ties: 1922
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
52.81"
(1,341.37mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
56.48"
(1,434.59mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
59.46"
(1,510.28mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
2.52"
(64.00mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
82.56"
(2,097.02mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-4.73"
(-120.15mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1992
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
111.94"
(2,843.28mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
169.96"
(4,316.98mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1975
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
236.21"
(5,999.73mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
288.37"
(7,324.60mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/