Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2016
1-Month
13.02"
(330.71mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1999
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jul–Aug 2016
2-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
7.57"
(192.28mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Jun–Aug 2016
3-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2017
May–Aug 2016
4-Month
29.60"
(751.84mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
9.61"
(244.09mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2017
Apr–Aug 2016
5-Month
36.11"
(917.19mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Mar–Aug 2016
6-Month
46.71"
(1,186.43mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
16.92"
(429.76mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Feb–Aug 2016
7-Month
49.95"
(1,268.73mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
15.54"
(394.72mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Jan–Aug 2016
8-Month
54.23"
(1,377.44mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2011
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Dec 2015–Aug 2016
9-Month
59.92"
(1,521.97mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
14.89"
(378.21mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 2011
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Nov 2015–Aug 2016
10-Month
69.01"
(1,752.85mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
19.72"
(500.88mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2000
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Oct 2015–Aug 2016
11-Month
76.53"
(1,943.86mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
23.80"
(604.52mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2016
Sep 2015–Aug 2016
12-Month
79.29"
(2,013.97mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
22.46"
(570.49mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Mar 2015–Aug 2016
18-Month
112.65"
(2,861.31mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Sep 2014–Aug 2016
24-Month
135.46"
(3,440.68mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
21.55"
(547.37mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1975
Sep 2013–Aug 2016
36-Month
196.17"
(4,982.72mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
25.23"
(640.84mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1975
Sep 2012–Aug 2016
48-Month
253.86"
(6,448.04mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
25.89"
(657.60mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1975
Sep 2011–Aug 2016
60-Month
318.89"
(8,099.81mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
34.04"
(864.62mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/