Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-3.62"
(-91.94mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1917 1998
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1907
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1985 1925
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1991
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1987 1963
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1991
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1991
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
37.51"
(952.75mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1991
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
39.12"
(993.65mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
41.87"
(1,063.50mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 1904
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
46.93"
(1,192.02mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
51.98"
(1,320.29mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
59.06"
(1,500.12mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
2.12"
(53.84mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
90.05"
(2,287.27mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
2.76"
(70.10mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1992
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
121.85"
(3,094.99mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1987 1918
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1991
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
176.85"
(4,491.99mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
5.71"
(145.03mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1918
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1975
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
233.80"
(5,938.52mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1987 1918
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1993
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
290.90"
(7,388.86mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
5.93"
(150.62mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1985 1918
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/