Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1958
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1982
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1982
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
15.33"
(389.38mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1917
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1982
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1917
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2002
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
26.04"
(661.42mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1993 1924
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Ties: 2013
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
31.49"
(799.85mm)
32.18"
(817.37mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1940
Ties: 1944
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
37.76"
(959.10mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1995 1924
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2004
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1940
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
50.19"
(1,274.83mm)
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1973
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
58.84"
(1,494.54mm)
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
7.09"
(180.09mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1940
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
64.31"
(1,633.47mm)
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
7.42"
(188.46mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1996 1924
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1991
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
95.21"
(2,418.33mm)
84.52"
(2,146.81mm)
10.69"
(271.52mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
117.39"
(2,981.71mm)
113.97"
(2,894.84mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1992
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
179.72"
(4,564.89mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
238.79"
(6,065.27mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
10.74"
(272.80mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1992
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
297.73"
(7,562.34mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
12.76"
(324.10mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1990 1918
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/