Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2016
1-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2013 1998
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1907
Apr–May 2016
2-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1991
Mar–May 2016
3-Month
22.83"
(579.88mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1963
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Feb–May 2016
4-Month
26.07"
(662.18mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1991
Jan–May 2016
5-Month
30.35"
(770.89mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1991
Dec 2015–May 2016
6-Month
36.04"
(915.42mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 2011
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1991
Nov 2015–May 2016
7-Month
45.13"
(1,146.30mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
10.67"
(271.02mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2015 1963
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Oct 2015–May 2016
8-Month
52.65"
(1,337.31mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
14.76"
(374.90mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Sep 2015–May 2016
9-Month
55.41"
(1,407.41mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
13.41"
(340.61mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Aug 2015–May 2016
10-Month
58.07"
(1,474.98mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
11.41"
(289.82mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1983
Jul 2015–May 2016
11-Month
61.07"
(1,551.18mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Jun 2015–May 2016
12-Month
66.49"
(1,688.85mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
9.55"
(242.57mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1983
Dec 2014–May 2016
18-Month
101.81"
(2,585.97mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
14.52"
(368.80mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Jun 2014–May 2016
24-Month
129.56"
(3,290.82mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
15.54"
(394.71mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1991
Jun 2013–May 2016
36-Month
184.22"
(4,679.19mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
13.08"
(332.23mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2014 1918
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1975
Jun 2012–May 2016
48-Month
250.83"
(6,371.08mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
22.67"
(575.82mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Jun 2011–May 2016
60-Month
306.18"
(7,776.97mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
21.21"
(538.73mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/