Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, December 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2009
1-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2008 1958
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1982
Nov–Dec 2009
2-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
2.43"
(61.73mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2008 1917
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1982
Oct–Dec 2009
3-Month
25.27"
(641.86mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
12.04"
(305.82mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2008 1917
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1982
Sep–Dec 2009
4-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
14.04"
(356.61mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2008 1917
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Aug–Dec 2009
5-Month
35.03"
(889.76mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
13.05"
(331.47mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2002
Jul–Dec 2009
6-Month
41.72"
(1,059.69mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
14.10"
(358.14mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Jun–Dec 2009
7-Month
43.19"
(1,097.03mm)
32.18"
(817.37mm)
11.01"
(279.66mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1940
May–Dec 2009
8-Month
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
10.56"
(268.23mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2004
Apr–Dec 2009
9-Month
52.44"
(1,331.98mm)
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
10.27"
(260.86mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1940
Mar–Dec 2009
10-Month
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1973
Feb–Dec 2009
11-Month
61.57"
(1,563.88mm)
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
9.82"
(249.43mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1940
Jan–Dec 2009
12-Month
64.04"
(1,626.62mm)
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2008 1924
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Jul 2008–Dec 2009
18-Month
93.61"
(2,377.69mm)
84.52"
(2,146.81mm)
9.09"
(230.88mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2008 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1983
Jan 2008–Dec 2009
24-Month
120.17"
(3,052.32mm)
113.97"
(2,894.84mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2008 2011
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1992
Jan 2007–Dec 2009
36-Month
172.59"
(4,383.79mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2008 1904
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1975
Jan 2006–Dec 2009
48-Month
227.99"
(5,790.95mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1992
Jan 2005–Dec 2009
60-Month
273.56"
(6,948.42mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-11.41"
(-289.82mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/