Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
5.69"
(144.53mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1988 1998
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1907
Ties: 1952
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
9.03"
(229.36mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1991
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1988 1963
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1991
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1989 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
32.36"
(821.94mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
7.64"
(194.05mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1989 1963
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
37.34"
(948.44mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1989 2011
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1989 1963
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1991
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
43.93"
(1,115.82mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1904
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1989 1904
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1983
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
49.68"
(1,261.87mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1983
Ties: 1903
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
57.59"
(1,462.79mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1989 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
70.98"
(1,802.89mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
14.04"
(356.61mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1989 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
102.18"
(2,595.37mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
14.89"
(378.20mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1989 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1992
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
129.98"
(3,301.49mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
15.96"
(405.38mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1991
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
189.04"
(4,801.62mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1975
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
251.83"
(6,396.48mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
23.67"
(601.22mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1993
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
306.83"
(7,793.48mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
21.86"
(555.24mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2021, retrieved on June 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/