Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1965 1998
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1907
Ties: 2009
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
24.08"
(611.63mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
9.13"
(231.90mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
8.19"
(208.03mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
32.88"
(835.15mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
8.16"
(207.26mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
40.35"
(1,024.89mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
46.16"
(1,172.46mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
11.70"
(297.18mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
51.05"
(1,296.67mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
55.56"
(1,411.22mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
13.56"
(344.42mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
58.78"
(1,493.01mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
12.12"
(307.85mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
64.94"
(1,649.48mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
12.60"
(320.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
67.71"
(1,719.83mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
10.77"
(273.55mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
101.60"
(2,580.64mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
14.31"
(363.47mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
128.75"
(3,270.25mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
14.73"
(374.14mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
179.62"
(4,562.35mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
8.48"
(215.39mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1975
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
222.67"
(5,655.82mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-5.49"
(-139.44mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1993
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
281.80"
(7,157.72mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/