Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1928
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1976 1981
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1976 1904
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1976 1904
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1932
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
24.40"
(619.76mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1977 1904
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1974
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
36.97"
(939.04mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Ties: 1975
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
38.97"
(989.84mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1941
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1990
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
54.24"
(1,377.70mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
6.83"
(173.49mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1992
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
58.92"
(1,496.57mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1974
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
67.36"
(1,710.94mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
10.31"
(261.87mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1974
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
96.71"
(2,456.43mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
12.52"
(318.00mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1974
Ties: 1993
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
120.16"
(3,052.06mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1993
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
181.67"
(4,614.42mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
10.47"
(265.94mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1992
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
233.61"
(5,933.69mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
5.49"
(139.44mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1979 1905
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
298.18"
(7,573.77mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
13.20"
(335.28mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1979 1967
32nd 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/