Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1928
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1998
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 1932
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1932
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1932
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
7.64"
(194.05mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1974
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
34.51"
(876.55mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
7.43"
(188.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1974
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
41.32"
(1,049.53mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1974
Ties: 2007
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
44.64"
(1,133.86mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
7.28"
(184.92mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1941
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
50.20"
(1,275.08mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1990
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
51.57"
(1,309.88mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1992
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
55.18"
(1,401.57mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
60.17"
(1,528.32mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
86.88"
(2,206.75mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
111.58"
(2,834.13mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1993
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
162.03"
(4,115.56mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
-9.17"
(-232.92mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
216.62"
(5,502.15mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
-11.50"
(-292.10mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
271.71"
(6,901.43mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
-13.27"
(-337.06mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/