Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1973 1998
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1907
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
16.08"
(408.43mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
31.01"
(787.65mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
6.29"
(159.76mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 2011
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
43.00"
(1,092.20mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
8.54"
(216.92mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
47.69"
(1,211.33mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
57.79"
(1,467.87mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
15.79"
(401.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
61.51"
(1,562.35mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
14.85"
(377.19mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1925
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
66.84"
(1,697.74mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
14.50"
(368.30mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1925
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
71.01"
(1,803.65mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
14.07"
(357.37mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
111.36"
(2,828.54mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
24.07"
(611.37mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1992
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
138.72"
(3,523.49mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
24.70"
(627.38mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1991
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
199.76"
(5,073.90mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
28.62"
(726.94mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
250.63"
(6,366.00mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
22.47"
(570.74mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1993
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
293.68"
(7,459.47mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
37th 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 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/