Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1933
Ties: 2011
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
8.93"
(226.82mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1989
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
14.49"
(368.05mm)
15.35"
(389.89mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1998
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1989
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
20.19"
(512.83mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1970 1998
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
25.15"
(638.81mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
29.77"
(756.16mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
33.21"
(843.53mm)
34.91"
(886.71mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
42.82"
(1,087.63mm)
40.39"
(1,025.91mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
45.81"
(1,163.57mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
47.72"
(1,212.09mm)
48.09"
(1,221.49mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
55.39"
(1,406.91mm)
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
59.84"
(1,519.94mm)
56.85"
(1,443.99mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1983
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
85.50"
(2,171.70mm)
86.82"
(2,205.23mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1992
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
112.21"
(2,850.13mm)
113.96"
(2,894.58mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
155.68"
(3,954.27mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
-15.32"
(-389.13mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1975
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
213.90"
(5,433.06mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
-14.15"
(-359.41mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
268.82"
(6,828.03mm)
284.91"
(7,236.71mm)
-16.09"
(-408.68mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/