Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, April 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2017
1-Month
5.58"
(141.73mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
0.74"
(18.79mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Mar–Apr 2017
2-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1980
Feb–Apr 2017
3-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Jan–Apr 2017
4-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
19.56"
(496.82mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2014 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Dec 2016–Apr 2017
5-Month
24.48"
(621.79mm)
25.04"
(636.02mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2014 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Nov 2016–Apr 2017
6-Month
27.43"
(696.72mm)
29.30"
(744.22mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2014 1986
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Oct 2016–Apr 2017
7-Month
27.85"
(707.39mm)
32.74"
(831.60mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2011 1904
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Sep 2016–Apr 2017
8-Month
31.03"
(788.16mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
-5.81"
(-147.58mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2011 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Aug 2016–Apr 2017
9-Month
44.05"
(1,118.87mm)
41.50"
(1,054.10mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Jul 2016–Apr 2017
10-Month
48.88"
(1,241.55mm)
47.19"
(1,198.63mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Jun 2016–Apr 2017
11-Month
54.91"
(1,394.71mm)
51.78"
(1,315.21mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
May 2016–Apr 2017
12-Month
60.63"
(1,540.00mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
3.69"
(93.72mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1990
Nov 2015–Apr 2017
18-Month
100.04"
(2,541.02mm)
86.41"
(2,194.81mm)
13.63"
(346.21mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1992
May 2015–Apr 2017
24-Month
129.64"
(3,292.86mm)
113.99"
(2,895.35mm)
15.65"
(397.51mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
May 2014–Apr 2017
36-Month
191.93"
(4,875.02mm)
171.12"
(4,346.45mm)
20.81"
(528.57mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1992
May 2013–Apr 2017
48-Month
244.56"
(6,211.82mm)
228.11"
(5,793.99mm)
16.45"
(417.83mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
May 2012–Apr 2017
60-Month
307.91"
(7,820.91mm)
284.91"
(7,236.71mm)
23.00"
(584.20mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1919
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1994

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/