Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1928
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1998
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
11.24"
(285.50mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1976 1981
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1932
Ties: 1984
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
22.99"
(583.95mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
36.59"
(929.39mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
9.51"
(241.56mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
41.61"
(1,056.89mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
8.84"
(224.53mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
44.36"
(1,126.74mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1941
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
46.74"
(1,187.20mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1990
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
53.05"
(1,347.47mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1992
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
58.94"
(1,497.08mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
61.51"
(1,562.35mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
86.41"
(2,194.81mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
113.45"
(2,881.63mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
178.02"
(4,521.71mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1992
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
238.97"
(6,069.84mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1905
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
317.63"
(8,067.80mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
32.65"
(829.31mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/