Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
9.52"
(241.81mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1928
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1998
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1932
Ties: 1962
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
18.89"
(479.81mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1932
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
19.48"
(494.79mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
1.16"
(29.46mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1932
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
22.91"
(581.91mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
29.35"
(745.49mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
33.99"
(863.35mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
38.90"
(988.06mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
45.19"
(1,147.83mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1990
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
47.53"
(1,207.26mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1992
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
50.05"
(1,271.27mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
52.80"
(1,341.12mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
89.39"
(2,270.51mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1974
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
114.31"
(2,903.47mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
166.25"
(4,222.75mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1992
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
230.82"
(5,862.83mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1973 1905
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
291.77"
(7,410.96mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/