Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1972
1-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1998
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1907
Ties: 1971
Apr–May 1972
2-Month
7.81"
(198.37mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-2.19"
(-55.63mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Mar–May 1972
3-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Feb–May 1972
4-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Jan–May 1972
5-Month
24.28"
(616.71mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Dec 1971–May 1972
6-Month
33.89"
(860.81mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Nov 1971–May 1972
7-Month
36.88"
(936.75mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Oct 1971–May 1972
8-Month
38.79"
(985.27mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Sep 1971–May 1972
9-Month
46.46"
(1,180.08mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1983
Aug 1971–May 1972
10-Month
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1983
Jul 1971–May 1972
11-Month
57.72"
(1,466.09mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1983
Ties: 1966
Jun 1971–May 1972
12-Month
61.04"
(1,550.42mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1983
Dec 1970–May 1972
18-Month
82.01"
(2,083.05mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-5.28"
(-134.12mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Jun 1970–May 1972
24-Month
111.91"
(2,842.51mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Ties: 1929, 1996, 2008
Jun 1969–May 1972
36-Month
154.96"
(3,935.98mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-16.18"
(-410.98mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1975
Jun 1968–May 1972
48-Month
214.09"
(5,437.89mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-14.07"
(-357.37mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jun 1967–May 1972
60-Month
269.17"
(6,836.92mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-15.80"
(-401.32mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Ties: 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/