Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
5.06"
(128.52mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1986 1999
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
10.11"
(256.79mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2016
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
17.19"
(436.63mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2017
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1986 1924
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1991
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
28.03"
(711.96mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
36.54"
(928.12mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
2.13"
(54.11mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
42.35"
(1,075.69mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
48.18"
(1,223.77mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
57.21"
(1,453.13mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
7.92"
(201.16mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1986 2000
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
62.80"
(1,595.12mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2016
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
66.51"
(1,689.35mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
90.70"
(2,303.78mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2017
Ties: 1924
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
120.43"
(3,058.92mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1975
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
176.36"
(4,479.54mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
5.42"
(137.66mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1975
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
234.27"
(5,950.46mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1975
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
311.81"
(7,919.97mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
26.96"
(684.78mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/