Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1960 1928
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1932
Ties: 1979
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1961 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
23.33"
(592.58mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1961 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
29.01"
(736.85mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
6.59"
(167.38mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1961 1904
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
33.50"
(850.90mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
6.42"
(163.07mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1961 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1974
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1961 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1974
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
48.94"
(1,243.08mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
11.58"
(294.14mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1961 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1941
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
52.75"
(1,339.85mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1990
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
55.48"
(1,409.19mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
8.07"
(204.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1961 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1992
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
63.98"
(1,625.09mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
11.61"
(294.89mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1961 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
71.60"
(1,818.64mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
101.75"
(2,584.45mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
17.56"
(446.02mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1974
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
122.37"
(3,108.20mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
8.27"
(210.06mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
182.33"
(4,631.18mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
11.13"
(282.70mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1992
Feb 1958–Jan 1962
48-Month
238.87"
(6,067.30mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
10.75"
(273.05mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1961 1905
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993
Feb 1957–Jan 1962
60-Month
307.30"
(7,805.42mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
22.32"
(566.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1961 1967
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/