Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
2.68"
(68.07mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1960 1998
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1907
Ties: 1911
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1961 1925
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1960 1963
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-7.34"
(-186.43mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
17.83"
(452.88mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-6.89"
(-175.01mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 1963
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
26.42"
(671.07mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Ties: 2010
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
34.05"
(864.87mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1960 1963
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
35.57"
(903.48mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1960 1904
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
41.25"
(1,047.75mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1904
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
53.18"
(1,350.77mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1983
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
61.18"
(1,553.97mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1961 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
96.17"
(2,442.72mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1961 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1992
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
120.64"
(3,064.26mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
173.12"
(4,397.25mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1975
Ties: 1901
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
231.14"
(5,870.96mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
297.39"
(7,553.71mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
12.42"
(315.47mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on August 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/