Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1998
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1907
Ties: 1972
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1991
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1963
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1991
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1991
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-7.48"
(-189.99mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1991
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-9.23"
(-234.44mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1963 2011
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1991
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
23.09"
(586.49mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-11.37"
(-288.79mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1991
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
32.09"
(815.09mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
36.90"
(937.26mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-4.42"
(-112.26mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
46.92"
(1,191.77mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
50.87"
(1,292.10mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-6.07"
(-154.18mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
75.45"
(1,916.43mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-11.84"
(-300.74mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-20.10"
(-510.54mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1991
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
153.05"
(3,887.47mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-18.09"
(-459.49mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1965 1918
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1975
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
208.13"
(5,286.50mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-20.03"
(-508.76mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1970 1918
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
257.65"
(6,544.31mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-27.32"
(-693.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1967 1918
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/