Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
1.13"
(28.71mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1998
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1907
Ties: 1950
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
8.63"
(219.20mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1976 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
13.90"
(353.06mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-5.68"
(-144.27mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1976 1963
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
25.14"
(638.56mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1976 2011
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
36.89"
(937.01mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
42.05"
(1,068.07mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Ties: 1929
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
50.49"
(1,282.45mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
55.51"
(1,409.95mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
3.17"
(80.51mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
58.26"
(1,479.80mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
1.32"
(33.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
86.92"
(2,207.77mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1992
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
110.89"
(2,816.61mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1991
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
166.46"
(4,228.08mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-4.68"
(-118.88mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
232.75"
(5,911.85mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
303.76"
(7,715.50mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
18.79"
(477.26mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1974 1918
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/