Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
9.04"
(229.62mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
3.88"
(98.56mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1979 1998
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1907
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
18.27"
(464.06mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
8.27"
(210.06mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
13.58"
(344.93mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1979 1963
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1991
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
31.00"
(787.40mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1991
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
36.53"
(927.86mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1991
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
40.80"
(1,036.32mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1991
Ties: 1953
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
45.93"
(1,166.62mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
11.47"
(291.34mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1991
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
48.74"
(1,238.00mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
55.40"
(1,407.16mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
13.40"
(340.36mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 1904
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1983
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
59.10"
(1,501.14mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1983
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
67.97"
(1,726.44mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
15.63"
(397.00mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
69.97"
(1,777.24mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
13.03"
(330.96mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1983
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
112.54"
(2,858.52mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
25.25"
(641.35mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1992
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
137.26"
(3,486.40mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
23.24"
(590.29mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1991
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
195.52"
(4,966.21mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
24.38"
(619.25mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
248.15"
(6,303.01mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1993
Ties: 1923
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
303.72"
(7,714.49mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
18.75"
(476.25mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 14, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/