Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1999
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2016
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
14.57"
(370.08mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
20.92"
(531.37mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1924
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
29.84"
(757.94mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
5.01"
(127.26mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
34.52"
(876.81mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
42.96"
(1,091.18mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
8.55"
(217.17mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
52.48"
(1,332.99mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
57.14"
(1,451.36mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
12.11"
(307.60mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
61.85"
(1,570.99mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
12.56"
(319.02mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 2000
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
62.44"
(1,585.98mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
9.71"
(246.64mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
65.87"
(1,673.10mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
93.01"
(2,362.45mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
123.91"
(3,147.31mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
179.48"
(4,558.79mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
8.54"
(216.91mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
226.07"
(5,742.18mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1975
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
299.80"
(7,614.92mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1974 1918
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/