Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2010
1-Month
3.24"
(82.30mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-1.92"
(-48.76mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2006 1998
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1907
Apr–May 2010
2-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1991
Mar–May 2010
3-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-8.00"
(-203.20mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1991
Feb–May 2010
4-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-7.19"
(-182.62mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2007 1925
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1991
Jan–May 2010
5-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-8.83"
(-224.28mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1991
Dec 2009–May 2010
6-Month
26.42"
(671.07mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2009 2011
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1991
Ties: 1962
Nov 2009–May 2010
7-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-6.33"
(-160.78mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2006 1963
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1991
Ties: 1899
Oct 2009–May 2010
8-Month
41.16"
(1,045.46mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
3.27"
(83.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1904
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1983
Sep 2009–May 2010
9-Month
47.27"
(1,200.66mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
5.27"
(133.86mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2009 1904
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Aug 2009–May 2010
10-Month
50.92"
(1,293.37mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
4.26"
(108.21mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2009 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1983
Jul 2009–May 2010
11-Month
57.61"
(1,463.29mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
5.27"
(133.85mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2009 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1983
Jun 2009–May 2010
12-Month
59.08"
(1,500.63mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2009 1925
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1983
Dec 2008–May 2010
18-Month
85.17"
(2,163.32mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2009 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1992
Jun 2008–May 2010
24-Month
113.11"
(2,872.99mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1991
Jun 2007–May 2010
36-Month
168.89"
(4,289.81mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1975
Jun 2006–May 2010
48-Month
225.02"
(5,715.51mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-3.14"
(-79.75mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2009 1918
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1993
Jun 2005–May 2010
60-Month
269.17"
(6,836.92mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-15.80"
(-401.32mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1972 1918
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1993
Ties: 1972

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/