Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
3.98"
(101.10mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1998
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1907
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1991
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
18.36"
(466.34mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
20.69"
(525.53mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2013 1925
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
33.62"
(853.95mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
36.57"
(928.88mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
36.99"
(939.55mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2011 1904
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
40.17"
(1,020.32mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2011 1904
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
53.19"
(1,351.03mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
6.53"
(165.87mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Ties: 1944
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
58.02"
(1,473.71mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
64.05"
(1,626.87mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
100.09"
(2,542.29mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1992
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
130.54"
(3,315.72mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1991
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
193.61"
(4,917.69mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
22.47"
(570.73mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1975
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
248.27"
(6,306.06mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
20.11"
(510.80mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1993
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
314.88"
(7,997.95mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
29.91"
(759.71mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993

Citing This Page

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