Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
5.79"
(147.07mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.63"
(16.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2007 1998
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1907
Ties: 1969
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
9.06"
(230.12mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1925
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2007 1963
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
18.02"
(457.71mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2007 1925
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
22.95"
(582.93mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2007 1963
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
27.03"
(686.56mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2006 2011
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1991
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
30.25"
(768.35mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1963
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1991
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
33.96"
(862.58mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-3.93"
(-99.83mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2006 1904
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
39.06"
(992.12mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2006 1904
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2006 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
50.73"
(1,288.54mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2006 1925
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
55.78"
(1,416.81mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1925
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
83.35"
(2,117.09mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2007 1925
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1992
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
111.91"
(2,842.51mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1918
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1991
Ties: 1929, 1972, 1996
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
156.06"
(3,963.92mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-15.08"
(-383.04mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1975
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
217.97"
(5,536.44mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-10.19"
(-258.82mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2002 1918
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
283.34"
(7,196.84mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2003 1918
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/