Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1928
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1932
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1932
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
23.28"
(591.31mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1932
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
31.01"
(787.65mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
37.17"
(944.12mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
39.94"
(1,014.48mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1941
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
45.50"
(1,155.70mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1990
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
47.75"
(1,212.85mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1992
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
53.52"
(1,359.41mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
56.34"
(1,431.04mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1974
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
90.85"
(2,307.59mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
6.66"
(169.16mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1974
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
116.51"
(2,959.35mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993
Ties: 1977
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
167.92"
(4,265.17mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1992
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
218.37"
(5,546.60mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
-9.75"
(-247.65mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1993
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
272.96"
(6,933.18mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
-12.02"
(-305.31mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 1993

Citing This Page

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