Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1998
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1963
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
16.07"
(408.18mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1965 2011
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-7.73"
(-196.34mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-7.88"
(-200.16mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
32.11"
(815.59mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-9.89"
(-251.21mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
34.84"
(884.94mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-11.82"
(-300.22mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-10.83"
(-275.09mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
43.05"
(1,093.47mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-13.89"
(-352.81mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
75.23"
(1,910.84mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-12.06"
(-306.33mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1964 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
102.18"
(2,595.37mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-11.84"
(-300.74mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
157.26"
(3,994.40mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-13.88"
(-352.56mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1965 1918
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
206.78"
(5,252.21mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-21.38"
(-543.05mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1966 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
267.45"
(6,793.23mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-17.52"
(-445.01mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/