Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1974
1-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1973 1958
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1982
Ties: 1973
Nov–Dec 1974
2-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1973 1917
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1982
Oct–Dec 1974
3-Month
15.06"
(382.52mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1917
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1982
Sep–Dec 1974
4-Month
20.86"
(529.84mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
3.52"
(89.40mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1917
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009
Aug–Dec 1974
5-Month
26.89"
(683.01mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2002
Jul–Dec 1974
6-Month
31.81"
(807.97mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
4.19"
(106.42mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009
Jun–Dec 1974
7-Month
35.67"
(906.02mm)
32.18"
(817.37mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1940
May–Dec 1974
8-Month
41.48"
(1,053.59mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Apr–Dec 1974
9-Month
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
5.29"
(134.36mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1940
Mar–Dec 1974
10-Month
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1973
Feb–Dec 1974
11-Month
55.79"
(1,417.07mm)
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1940
Jan–Dec 1974
12-Month
66.68"
(1,693.67mm)
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
9.79"
(248.66mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1924
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1991
Jul 1973–Dec 1974
18-Month
102.51"
(2,603.75mm)
84.52"
(2,146.81mm)
17.99"
(456.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Jan 1973–Dec 1974
24-Month
139.56"
(3,544.82mm)
113.97"
(2,894.84mm)
25.59"
(649.98mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1973 2011
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1992
Jan 1972–Dec 1974
36-Month
198.67"
(5,046.22mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
27.67"
(702.82mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1975
Jan 1971–Dec 1974
48-Month
252.67"
(6,417.82mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
24.62"
(625.35mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1904
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1992
Jan 1970–Dec 1974
60-Month
304.67"
(7,738.62mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
19.70"
(500.38mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/