Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, January 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2018
1-Month
4.70"
(119.38mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2016 1928
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Ties: 2012
Dec 2017–Jan 2018
2-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2014 1981
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Nov 2017–Jan 2018
3-Month
11.26"
(286.00mm)
14.88"
(377.95mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2014 1904
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Oct 2017–Jan 2018
4-Month
13.87"
(352.30mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1932
Sep 2017–Jan 2018
5-Month
14.75"
(374.65mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
-7.67"
(-194.82mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2011 1904
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1974
Ties: 2011
Aug 2017–Jan 2018
6-Month
27.69"
(703.33mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1974
Jul 2017–Jan 2018
7-Month
32.45"
(824.23mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1974
Jun 2017–Jan 2018
8-Month
41.44"
(1,052.58mm)
37.36"
(948.94mm)
4.08"
(103.64mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2016 1925
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1941
May 2017–Jan 2018
9-Month
50.58"
(1,284.73mm)
42.52"
(1,080.01mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2017 1918
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1990
Apr 2017–Jan 2018
10-Month
56.16"
(1,426.46mm)
47.41"
(1,204.21mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2017 1925
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1992
Mar 2017–Jan 2018
11-Month
59.80"
(1,518.92mm)
52.37"
(1,330.20mm)
7.43"
(188.72mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1974
Feb 2017–Jan 2018
12-Month
62.13"
(1,578.10mm)
57.05"
(1,449.07mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1974
Aug 2016–Jan 2018
18-Month
94.63"
(2,403.60mm)
84.19"
(2,138.43mm)
10.44"
(265.17mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1974
Feb 2016–Jan 2018
24-Month
131.56"
(3,341.62mm)
114.10"
(2,898.14mm)
17.46"
(443.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1993
Feb 2015–Jan 2018
36-Month
197.29"
(5,011.17mm)
171.20"
(4,348.48mm)
26.09"
(662.69mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1918
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1992
Feb 2014–Jan 2018
48-Month
257.03"
(6,528.56mm)
228.12"
(5,794.25mm)
28.91"
(734.31mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2017 1905
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Feb 2013–Jan 2018
60-Month
309.59"
(7,863.59mm)
284.98"
(7,238.49mm)
24.61"
(625.10mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2016 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/