Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1998
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1907
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
8.29"
(210.57mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1985 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1991
Ties: 1896
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1991
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
15.39"
(390.91mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-9.33"
(-236.98mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1991
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
19.68"
(499.87mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-10.52"
(-267.21mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 2011
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1991
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
22.12"
(561.85mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-12.34"
(-313.43mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1991
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
34.42"
(874.27mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-3.47"
(-88.14mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1904
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
40.45"
(1,027.43mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1982 1904
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
46.41"
(1,178.81mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1985 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
55.00"
(1,397.00mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-1.94"
(-49.28mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1983
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
78.31"
(1,989.07mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-8.98"
(-228.10mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1992
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
111.95"
(2,843.53mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1991
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
169.05"
(4,293.87mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1983 1918
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1975
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
246.88"
(6,270.75mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
18.72"
(475.49mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1985 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1993
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
296.38"
(7,528.05mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1985 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/