Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-2.99"
(-75.94mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2011 1998
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1907
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1991
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1963
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1991
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
22.38"
(568.45mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
27.08"
(687.83mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2011 1963
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
32.59"
(827.79mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2011 2011
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1963
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
37.18"
(944.37mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2011 1904
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
44.18"
(1,122.17mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
45.89"
(1,165.61mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
-0.77"
(-19.55mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
52.05"
(1,322.07mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
55.35"
(1,405.89mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
-1.59"
(-40.39mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
72.14"
(1,832.36mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
-15.15"
(-384.81mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1992
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
95.96"
(2,437.38mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
-18.06"
(-458.73mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2001 1918
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1991
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
155.04"
(3,938.02mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
-16.10"
(-408.94mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2011 1918
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1975
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
209.07"
(5,310.38mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
-19.09"
(-484.88mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
264.85"
(6,727.19mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
-20.12"
(-511.05mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1971 1918
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2019, retrieved on July 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/