Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1957 1999
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2016
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2017
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
23.74"
(603.00mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2017
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
34.97"
(888.24mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
8.18"
(207.78mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
54.92"
(1,394.97mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
9.89"
(251.21mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
57.51"
(1,460.75mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
8.22"
(208.78mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1960 2000
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
62.09"
(1,577.09mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
9.36"
(237.75mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
64.51"
(1,638.55mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1991
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
88.57"
(2,249.68mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2017
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
113.23"
(2,876.04mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1975
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
171.75"
(4,362.45mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1958 1918
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1975
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
240.37"
(6,105.40mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
296.72"
(7,536.69mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/