Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1979
1-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1998
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1907
Apr–May 1979
2-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Mar–May 1979
3-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Feb–May 1979
4-Month
28.39"
(721.11mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
8.81"
(223.78mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Jan–May 1979
5-Month
37.91"
(962.91mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
13.19"
(335.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Dec 1978–May 1979
6-Month
42.57"
(1,081.28mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
12.37"
(314.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Nov 1978–May 1979
7-Month
47.28"
(1,200.91mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
12.82"
(325.63mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Oct 1978–May 1979
8-Month
47.87"
(1,215.90mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
9.98"
(253.49mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Sep 1978–May 1979
9-Month
51.30"
(1,303.02mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Aug 1978–May 1979
10-Month
57.74"
(1,466.60mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
11.08"
(281.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1983
Jul 1978–May 1979
11-Month
62.38"
(1,584.45mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
10.04"
(255.01mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1983
Jun 1978–May 1979
12-Month
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1983
Dec 1977–May 1979
18-Month
92.43"
(2,347.72mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
5.14"
(130.55mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1992
Jun 1977–May 1979
24-Month
125.55"
(3,188.97mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Jun 1976–May 1979
36-Month
178.18"
(4,525.77mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
7.04"
(178.81mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975
Jun 1975–May 1979
48-Month
233.75"
(5,937.25mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993
Jun 1974–May 1979
60-Month
300.04"
(7,621.02mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1918
28th 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 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/