Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
2.25"
(57.15mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1998
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1992 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
10.42"
(264.67mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1985 1963
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Ties: 2007
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-7.51"
(-190.75mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-8.75"
(-222.25mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-8.18"
(-207.77mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
26.85"
(681.99mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-7.61"
(-193.29mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
30.07"
(763.78mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-7.82"
(-198.63mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
32.55"
(826.77mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-9.45"
(-240.03mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1904
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
36.63"
(930.40mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-10.03"
(-254.76mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-9.41"
(-239.02mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
45.44"
(1,154.18mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-11.50"
(-292.10mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
83.09"
(2,110.49mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1987 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1992
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
111.91"
(2,842.51mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Ties: 1929, 1972, 2008
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
167.74"
(4,260.60mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1983 1918
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
235.13"
(5,972.30mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
296.92"
(7,541.77mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
11.95"
(303.53mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/