Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1968
1-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1965 1999
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2016
Ties: 1923
Jul–Aug 1968
2-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1965 1924
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2016
Jun–Aug 1968
3-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2017
May–Aug 1968
4-Month
20.29"
(515.37mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2017
Apr–Aug 1968
5-Month
26.54"
(674.12mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1991
Mar–Aug 1968
6-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2016
Feb–Aug 1968
7-Month
33.07"
(839.98mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1991
Jan–Aug 1968
8-Month
38.25"
(971.55mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1967 2011
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Dec 1967–Aug 1968
9-Month
47.61"
(1,209.29mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1967 2011
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Nov 1967–Aug 1968
10-Month
48.15"
(1,223.01mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1967 2000
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Oct 1967–Aug 1968
11-Month
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2016
Sep 1967–Aug 1968
12-Month
54.85"
(1,393.19mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Mar 1967–Aug 1968
18-Month
83.72"
(2,126.49mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-3.06"
(-77.72mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1967 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2017
Sep 1966–Aug 1968
24-Month
105.82"
(2,687.83mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-8.09"
(-205.48mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1965 1918
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1975
Sep 1965–Aug 1968
36-Month
167.01"
(4,242.05mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-3.93"
(-99.83mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1975
Sep 1964–Aug 1968
48-Month
215.91"
(5,484.11mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-12.06"
(-306.33mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1975
Sep 1963–Aug 1968
60-Month
270.63"
(6,874.00mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
-14.22"
(-361.19mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/