Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
3.22"
(81.79mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1999
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1963 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-2.28"
(-57.92mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1965 1924
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
25.73"
(653.54mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-4.06"
(-103.13mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2016
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
28.55"
(725.17mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-5.86"
(-148.84mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1991
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
36.43"
(925.32mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1991
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
46.04"
(1,169.42mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1991
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
49.03"
(1,245.36mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 2000
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1991
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
50.94"
(1,293.88mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
58.61"
(1,488.69mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1991
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
83.73"
(2,126.74mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
110.09"
(2,796.29mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-3.82"
(-97.02mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975
Ties: 1966
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
156.17"
(3,966.72mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-14.77"
(-375.16mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1975
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
212.10"
(5,387.34mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-15.87"
(-403.10mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1975
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
266.95"
(6,780.53mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
-17.90"
(-454.66mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/