Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2001 1998
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1907
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1991
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-5.81"
(-147.57mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1991
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1991
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
17.43"
(442.72mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-7.29"
(-185.17mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2000 1963
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1991
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
25.40"
(645.16mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2002 2011
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1991
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
30.88"
(784.35mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 1963
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1991
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
41.73"
(1,059.94mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2002 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
52.80"
(1,341.12mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
58.20"
(1,478.28mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 1925
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
63.03"
(1,600.96mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
6.09"
(154.68mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1983
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
87.25"
(2,216.15mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1992
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
127.73"
(3,244.34mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
13.71"
(348.23mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1991
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
180.49"
(4,584.45mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1975
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
223.22"
(5,669.79mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-4.94"
(-125.47mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1993
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
280.90"
(7,134.86mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/