Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1980 1999
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1980 1924
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Ties: 1976
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
15.32"
(389.13mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1980 1924
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
21.00"
(533.40mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1980 1924
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2017
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
22.43"
(569.72mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1976 1924
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-3.81"
(-96.78mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
32.51"
(825.75mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 2011
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
34.07"
(865.38mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-10.96"
(-278.38mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1963 2011
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
38.04"
(966.22mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-11.25"
(-285.75mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1971 2000
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
42.83"
(1,087.88mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-9.90"
(-251.46mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2016
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
46.68"
(1,185.67mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-10.15"
(-257.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1976 1925
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1991
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
82.89"
(2,105.41mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1925
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2017
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
109.76"
(2,787.90mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
175.63"
(4,461.00mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1978 1918
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
233.67"
(5,935.22mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1975
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
289.24"
(7,346.70mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1980 1918
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 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/