Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1999
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2016
Ties: 1978
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
11.81"
(299.97mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2016
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
18.02"
(457.71mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2017
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
20.27"
(514.86mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2017
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
25.30"
(642.62mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1990 1924
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Ties: 1944
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
28.44"
(722.38mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1990 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2016
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-4.32"
(-109.72mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
33.99"
(863.35mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-5.56"
(-141.22mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
40.04"
(1,017.02mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-4.99"
(-126.74mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1986 2011
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
-4.42"
(-112.27mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1986 2000
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
48.09"
(1,221.49mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2016
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
50.57"
(1,284.48mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-6.26"
(-159.00mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1982 1925
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
87.24"
(2,215.90mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1988 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2017
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
113.79"
(2,890.27mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
171.74"
(4,362.20mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1918
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
234.41"
(5,954.01mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
6.44"
(163.57mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
297.99"
(7,568.95mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
13.14"
(333.76mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/