Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1968
1-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1998
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1907
Apr–May 1968
2-Month
12.40"
(314.96mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1991
Ties: 1955
Mar–May 1968
3-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1963
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1991
Feb–May 1968
4-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1991
Jan–May 1968
5-Month
24.11"
(612.39mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1967 1963
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Dec 1967–May 1968
6-Month
33.47"
(850.14mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1967 2011
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Nov 1967–May 1968
7-Month
34.01"
(863.85mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1963
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Oct 1967–May 1968
8-Month
37.71"
(957.83mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1983
Sep 1967–May 1968
9-Month
40.71"
(1,034.03mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1967 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1983
Aug 1967–May 1968
10-Month
45.80"
(1,163.32mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1983
Jul 1967–May 1968
11-Month
52.23"
(1,326.64mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-0.11"
(-2.80mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1983
Jun 1967–May 1968
12-Month
55.08"
(1,399.03mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1983
Dec 1966–May 1968
18-Month
81.10"
(2,059.94mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-6.19"
(-157.23mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1992
Jun 1966–May 1968
24-Month
104.60"
(2,656.84mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-9.42"
(-239.27mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1991
Jun 1965–May 1968
36-Month
165.27"
(4,197.86mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-5.87"
(-149.10mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1975
Jun 1964–May 1968
48-Month
215.71"
(5,479.03mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-12.45"
(-316.23mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 1918
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1993
Jun 1963–May 1968
60-Month
271.14"
(6,886.96mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-13.83"
(-351.28mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/