Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1958
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1982
Ties: 1907
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1975 1917
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1982
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1965 1917
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1982
Ties: 1981
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1962 1917
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
19.83"
(503.68mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2002
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
24.47"
(621.54mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
29.38"
(746.25mm)
32.18"
(817.37mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1940
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
35.67"
(906.02mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1924
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2004
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
38.01"
(965.45mm)
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
-4.16"
(-105.67mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1940
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
40.53"
(1,029.46mm)
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
-6.60"
(-167.64mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1965 1924
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1973
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
43.28"
(1,099.31mm)
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
-8.47"
(-215.14mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1963 1924
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1940
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
50.77"
(1,289.56mm)
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1991
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
84.89"
(2,156.21mm)
84.52"
(2,146.81mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
110.19"
(2,798.83mm)
113.97"
(2,894.84mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 2011
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1992
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
159.70"
(4,056.38mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
-11.30"
(-287.02mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
226.46"
(5,752.08mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1992
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
293.14"
(7,445.76mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
8.17"
(207.52mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/