Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1972 1999
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Ties: 1928
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1962 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Ties: 1918
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
13.22"
(335.79mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Ties: 1918
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2017
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
27.22"
(691.39mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1991
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
37.30"
(947.42mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2016
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
6.58"
(167.14mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
46.10"
(1,170.94mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
53.57"
(1,360.68mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
8.54"
(216.92mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1991
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
59.38"
(1,508.25mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
10.09"
(256.28mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 2000
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1991
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
64.27"
(1,632.46mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
11.54"
(293.12mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2016
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
68.78"
(1,747.01mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
94.51"
(2,400.55mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2017
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
127.39"
(3,235.71mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
13.48"
(342.40mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1975
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
178.87"
(4,543.30mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1975
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
224.95"
(5,713.73mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1975
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
280.88"
(7,134.35mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/