Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, December 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2008
1-Month
5.24"
(133.10mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2007 1958
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1982
Nov–Dec 2008
2-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
-0.82"
(-20.82mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2007 1917
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1982
Oct–Dec 2008
3-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2005 1917
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1982
Sep–Dec 2008
4-Month
19.49"
(495.05mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2007 1917
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2009
Aug–Dec 2008
5-Month
27.06"
(687.32mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2002
Jul–Dec 2008
6-Month
29.57"
(751.08mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2009
Jun–Dec 2008
7-Month
33.18"
(842.77mm)
32.18"
(817.37mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1940
May–Dec 2008
8-Month
38.97"
(989.84mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
1.64"
(41.66mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2004
Apr–Dec 2008
9-Month
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1940
Mar–Dec 2008
10-Month
45.81"
(1,163.57mm)
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1973
Feb–Dec 2008
11-Month
51.20"
(1,300.48mm)
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1940
Jan–Dec 2008
12-Month
56.13"
(1,425.70mm)
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2007 1924
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Jul 2007–Dec 2008
18-Month
83.91"
(2,131.31mm)
84.52"
(2,146.81mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jan 2007–Dec 2008
24-Month
108.55"
(2,757.17mm)
113.97"
(2,894.84mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2007 2011
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1992
Jan 2006–Dec 2008
36-Month
163.95"
(4,164.33mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2007 1904
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1975
Ties: 2001
Jan 2005–Dec 2008
48-Month
209.52"
(5,321.81mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
-18.53"
(-470.66mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1966 1904
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1992
Jan 2004–Dec 2008
60-Month
282.00"
(7,162.80mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2007 1918
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/