Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
0.45"
(11.43mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1998
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1907
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-5.81"
(-147.57mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
27.73"
(704.34mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
33.49"
(850.65mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Ties: 1907
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
38.86"
(987.04mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
5.17"
(131.31mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
45.60"
(1,158.24mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
49.20"
(1,249.68mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
53.77"
(1,365.76mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
59.22"
(1,504.19mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Ties: 1914
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
96.52"
(2,451.61mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1997 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1992
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
129.15"
(3,280.41mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1991
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
174.59"
(4,434.59mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
241.06"
(6,122.92mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
296.89"
(7,541.01mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1989 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/