Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1976 1999
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 1996
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2017
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
27.14"
(689.36mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1976 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Ties: 2007
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-4.52"
(-114.80mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1976 1925
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
37.38"
(949.45mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1976 2011
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
41.13"
(1,044.70mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1976 2011
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
49.21"
(1,249.93mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1976 2000
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
52.88"
(1,343.15mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
58.04"
(1,474.22mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
88.83"
(2,256.28mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2017
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
113.61"
(2,885.69mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
160.20"
(4,069.08mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
-10.74"
(-272.80mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
233.93"
(5,941.82mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
306.53"
(7,785.86mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
21.68"
(550.67mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1918
19th 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/