Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
7.07"
(179.57mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1928
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
17.97"
(456.44mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1932
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
23.34"
(592.84mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
8.46"
(214.89mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1932
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
27.54"
(699.52mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1932
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
30.08"
(764.03mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
7.66"
(194.56mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1974
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
33.68"
(855.47mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1904
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1974
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
38.25"
(971.55mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1974
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
43.70"
(1,109.98mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
6.34"
(161.04mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1941
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
49.97"
(1,269.24mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
7.45"
(189.23mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1990
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
57.76"
(1,467.10mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
62.40"
(1,584.96mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
10.03"
(254.76mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1974
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
71.05"
(1,804.67mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1974
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
102.05"
(2,592.07mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
17.86"
(453.64mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1974
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
125.70"
(3,192.78mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
11.60"
(294.64mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
185.79"
(4,719.07mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
14.59"
(370.59mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1992
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
244.89"
(6,220.21mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
16.77"
(425.96mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1997 1905
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
302.60"
(7,686.04mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
17.62"
(447.55mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/