Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1998 1998
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1907
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2001 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1991
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-7.06"
(-179.32mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 2010 1963
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1991
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
-9.59"
(-243.58mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1991
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-9.98"
(-253.49mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1963 1963
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1991
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
16.79"
(426.47mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-13.41"
(-340.61mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2011
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1991
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
22.15"
(562.61mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-12.31"
(-312.67mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1991
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-14.45"
(-367.03mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1963 1904
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
24.74"
(628.40mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-17.26"
(-438.40mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1925 1904
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
30.82"
(782.83mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-15.84"
(-402.33mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1925 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
36.30"
(922.02mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-16.04"
(-407.42mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2000 1925
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
40.61"
(1,031.49mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-16.33"
(-414.79mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
67.03"
(1,702.56mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-20.26"
(-514.61mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1963 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1992
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
99.69"
(2,532.13mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-14.33"
(-363.98mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1991
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
153.72"
(3,904.49mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-17.42"
(-442.47mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1975
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
209.50"
(5,321.30mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-18.66"
(-473.96mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
265.63"
(6,747.00mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-19.34"
(-491.24mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/