Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2017
1-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1999
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Jul–Aug 2017
2-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2015 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Jun–Aug 2017
3-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
11.86"
(301.25mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
May–Aug 2017
4-Month
35.83"
(910.08mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
15.84"
(402.33mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Apr–Aug 2017
5-Month
41.41"
(1,051.81mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
16.58"
(421.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Mar–Aug 2017
6-Month
45.05"
(1,144.27mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
15.26"
(387.60mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Feb–Aug 2017
7-Month
47.38"
(1,203.45mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
12.97"
(329.44mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Jan–Aug 2017
8-Month
54.01"
(1,371.85mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
14.46"
(367.28mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2015 2011
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Dec 2016–Aug 2017
9-Month
60.31"
(1,531.87mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
15.28"
(388.11mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 2011
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Nov 2016–Aug 2017
10-Month
63.26"
(1,606.80mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
13.97"
(354.83mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 2000
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Oct 2016–Aug 2017
11-Month
63.68"
(1,617.47mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
10.95"
(278.13mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2016
Sep 2016–Aug 2017
12-Month
66.86"
(1,698.24mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
10.03"
(254.76mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Mar 2016–Aug 2017
18-Month
113.57"
(2,884.68mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Sep 2015–Aug 2017
24-Month
146.15"
(3,712.21mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
32.24"
(818.90mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Sep 2014–Aug 2017
36-Month
202.32"
(5,138.93mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
31.38"
(797.05mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1975
Sep 2013–Aug 2017
48-Month
263.03"
(6,680.96mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
35.06"
(890.52mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1975
Sep 2012–Aug 2017
60-Month
320.72"
(8,146.29mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
35.87"
(911.10mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
7th 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 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/