Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1997 1999
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
8.22"
(208.79mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1997 1924
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
10.82"
(274.83mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1990 1924
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
11.27"
(286.26mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-8.72"
(-221.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
-9.82"
(-249.43mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1924
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
20.17"
(512.32mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
-9.62"
(-244.35mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1930 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
-8.07"
(-204.97mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
38.55"
(979.17mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
49.68"
(1,261.87mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
0.39"
(9.90mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1996 2000
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
53.88"
(1,368.55mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2016
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
56.42"
(1,433.07mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
88.74"
(2,254.00mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2017
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
121.95"
(3,097.53mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1997 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1975
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
172.52"
(4,382.01mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
235.74"
(5,987.80mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1975
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
293.69"
(7,459.73mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
8.84"
(224.54mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/