Climate at a Glance

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1958
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1982
Ties: 1974
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1982
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1982
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
26.78"
(680.21mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
9.44"
(239.77mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1917
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
30.50"
(774.70mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2002
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
35.83"
(910.08mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2009
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
32.18"
(817.37mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1940
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2004
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
54.00"
(1,371.60mm)
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1940
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
64.08"
(1,627.63mm)
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
16.95"
(430.53mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1973
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
67.77"
(1,721.36mm)
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
16.02"
(406.91mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1940
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
72.88"
(1,851.15mm)
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
15.99"
(406.14mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1991
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
104.94"
(2,665.48mm)
84.52"
(2,146.81mm)
20.42"
(518.67mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
131.99"
(3,352.55mm)
113.97"
(2,894.84mm)
18.02"
(457.71mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
185.99"
(4,724.15mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
14.99"
(380.75mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1975
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
237.99"
(6,044.95mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
9.94"
(252.48mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1992
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
287.88"
(7,312.15mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/