Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2009
1-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2007 1998
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1907
Ties: 1973
Apr–May 2009
2-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2008 1925
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Mar–May 2009
3-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2008 1963
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Feb–May 2009
4-Month
18.38"
(466.85mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2008 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Jan–May 2009
5-Month
20.85"
(529.59mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2007 1963
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1991
Dec 2008–May 2009
6-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-4.11"
(-104.39mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2006 2011
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1991
Ties: 1896
Nov 2008–May 2009
7-Month
29.84"
(757.94mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-4.62"
(-117.34mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2006 1963
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1991
Oct 2008–May 2009
8-Month
31.35"
(796.29mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-6.54"
(-166.12mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2006 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Sep 2008–May 2009
9-Month
40.34"
(1,024.64mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2008 1904
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Aug 2008–May 2009
10-Month
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2008 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1983
Jul 2008–May 2009
11-Month
50.42"
(1,280.67mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2006 1925
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Jun 2008–May 2009
12-Month
54.03"
(1,372.36mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2006 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1983
Dec 2007–May 2009
18-Month
81.06"
(2,058.92mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-6.23"
(-158.25mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1992
Jun 2007–May 2009
24-Month
109.81"
(2,789.17mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1918
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1991
Jun 2006–May 2009
36-Month
165.94"
(4,214.88mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2008 1918
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1975
Jun 2005–May 2009
48-Month
210.09"
(5,336.29mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-18.07"
(-458.97mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1993
Jun 2004–May 2009
60-Month
272.00"
(6,908.80mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-12.97"
(-329.44mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/