Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
7.97"
(202.44mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2001 1958
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1982
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
13.45"
(341.63mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1982
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
24.30"
(617.22mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
11.07"
(281.18mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1982
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
30.48"
(774.19mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
13.14"
(333.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2001 1917
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
35.37"
(898.40mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
13.39"
(340.11mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2002
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
40.77"
(1,035.56mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
13.15"
(334.01mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
45.60"
(1,158.24mm)
32.18"
(817.37mm)
13.42"
(340.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1924
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1940
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
48.01"
(1,219.45mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
10.68"
(271.27mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2004
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
51.73"
(1,313.94mm)
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
9.56"
(242.82mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2001 1924
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1940
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
57.31"
(1,455.67mm)
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2000 1924
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1973
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
60.26"
(1,530.60mm)
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
8.51"
(216.15mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2000 1924
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1940
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
64.27"
(1,632.46mm)
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
7.38"
(187.45mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2000 1924
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1991
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
97.80"
(2,484.12mm)
84.52"
(2,146.81mm)
13.28"
(337.31mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Ties: 2016
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
132.58"
(3,367.53mm)
113.97"
(2,894.84mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2001 2011
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
180.38"
(4,581.65mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2001 1904
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1975
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
228.22"
(5,796.79mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2001 1904
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1992
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
291.20"
(7,396.48mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2000 1918
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/