Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1969 1999
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2016
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
10.02"
(254.51mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2016
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
13.97"
(354.84mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2017
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
18.92"
(480.57mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2017
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-3.21"
(-81.53mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1924
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
26.93"
(684.02mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
30.04"
(763.02mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-4.37"
(-110.99mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
32.34"
(821.44mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-7.21"
(-183.13mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1965 2011
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
38.55"
(979.17mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-6.48"
(-164.59mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1965 2011
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-8.59"
(-218.19mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1963 2000
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
43.98"
(1,117.09mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-8.75"
(-222.25mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
46.08"
(1,170.43mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-10.75"
(-273.05mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
75.39"
(1,914.91mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-11.39"
(-289.30mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1964 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
102.01"
(2,591.05mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-11.90"
(-302.26mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1964 1918
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
156.86"
(3,984.24mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-14.08"
(-357.64mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1918
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
207.83"
(5,278.88mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-20.14"
(-511.56mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1966 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
269.02"
(6,833.11mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
-15.83"
(-402.08mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 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/