Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1962
1-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1961 1999
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2016
Jul–Aug 1962
2-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1957 1924
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2016
Jun–Aug 1962
3-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
May–Aug 1962
4-Month
16.00"
(406.40mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-3.99"
(-101.35mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1924
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
Apr–Aug 1962
5-Month
21.00"
(533.40mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Mar–Aug 1962
6-Month
23.68"
(601.47mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-6.11"
(-155.20mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2016
Feb–Aug 1962
7-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-8.85"
(-224.79mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1954 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Jan–Aug 1962
8-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-8.40"
(-213.36mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 2011
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Dec 1961–Aug 1962
9-Month
39.74"
(1,009.40mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-5.29"
(-134.36mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1960 2011
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Nov 1961–Aug 1962
10-Month
47.37"
(1,203.20mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1960 2000
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Oct 1961–Aug 1962
11-Month
48.89"
(1,241.81mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2016
Sep 1961–Aug 1962
12-Month
54.57"
(1,386.08mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1960 1925
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Mar 1961–Aug 1962
18-Month
89.54"
(2,274.32mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1961 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2017
Sep 1960–Aug 1962
24-Month
119.08"
(3,024.63mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1961 1918
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1975
Sep 1959–Aug 1962
36-Month
167.80"
(4,262.12mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1975
Sep 1958–Aug 1962
48-Month
226.32"
(5,748.53mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1957 1918
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1975
Sep 1957–Aug 1962
60-Month
294.94"
(7,491.48mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
10.09"
(256.29mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1960 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/