Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 1998
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1907
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1925
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1991
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-4.11"
(-104.39mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1991
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
19.35"
(491.49mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Ties: 1994
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
25.16"
(639.06mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
30.99"
(787.15mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
40.02"
(1,016.51mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
45.61"
(1,158.49mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
7.72"
(196.08mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
49.32"
(1,252.73mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
7.32"
(185.93mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
53.06"
(1,347.72mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
56.08"
(1,424.43mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
3.74"
(94.99mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
62.79"
(1,594.87mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
82.47"
(2,094.74mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1992
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
117.79"
(2,991.87mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1991
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
174.74"
(4,438.40mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1975
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
231.84"
(5,888.74mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
3.68"
(93.48mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1918
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
309.67"
(7,865.62mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
24.70"
(627.38mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/