Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1981
1-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1998
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1907
Apr–May 1981
2-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1976 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Ties: 1948, 1992
Mar–May 1981
3-Month
10.66"
(270.76mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Feb–May 1981
4-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Jan–May 1981
5-Month
17.19"
(436.63mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-7.53"
(-191.26mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Dec 1980–May 1981
6-Month
18.75"
(476.25mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-11.45"
(-290.83mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1963 2011
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Nov 1980–May 1981
7-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-11.74"
(-298.19mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Oct 1980–May 1981
8-Month
27.51"
(698.75mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-10.38"
(-263.66mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Sep 1980–May 1981
9-Month
31.36"
(796.54mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-10.64"
(-270.26mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Aug 1980–May 1981
10-Month
33.00"
(838.20mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-13.66"
(-346.96mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Jul 1980–May 1981
11-Month
36.38"
(924.05mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-15.96"
(-405.39mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Jun 1980–May 1981
12-Month
39.04"
(991.62mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-17.90"
(-454.66mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Dec 1979–May 1981
18-Month
79.84"
(2,027.94mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1992
Jun 1979–May 1981
24-Month
109.01"
(2,768.85mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Jun 1978–May 1981
36-Month
176.30"
(4,478.02mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975
Jun 1977–May 1981
48-Month
234.56"
(5,957.82mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993
Jun 1976–May 1981
60-Month
287.19"
(7,294.63mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/