Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1973 1998
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1907
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
19.43"
(493.52mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-7.70"
(-195.58mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
25.74"
(653.80mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-8.72"
(-221.48mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-7.98"
(-202.70mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
33.32"
(846.33mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-8.68"
(-220.47mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1970 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Ties: 1956
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
40.01"
(1,016.25mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1970 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
47.79"
(1,213.87mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1971 1925
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
92.41"
(2,347.21mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
5.12"
(130.04mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1992
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
121.86"
(3,095.24mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
7.84"
(199.13mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
192.87"
(4,898.90mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
260.58"
(6,618.73mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
32.42"
(823.47mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1974 1918
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
321.62"
(8,169.15mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
36.65"
(930.91mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1975 1918
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/