Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
2.07"
(52.58mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
-3.09"
(-78.48mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 2011 1998
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1907
Ties: 1940, 1963
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2011 1925
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1991
Ties: 1901
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2011 1963
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1991
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1925
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1991
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
24.65"
(626.11mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1991
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
29.63"
(752.60mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2014 2011
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1991
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
31.21"
(792.73mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2011 1963
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1991
Ties: 1939
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
33.82"
(859.03mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2011 1904
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
34.70"
(881.38mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-7.30"
(-185.42mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2011 1904
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
47.64"
(1,210.06mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
52.40"
(1,330.96mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
61.39"
(1,559.31mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2014 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
95.01"
(2,413.25mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
7.72"
(196.08mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1992
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
125.44"
(3,186.18mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
11.42"
(290.07mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1991
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
191.93"
(4,875.02mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
20.79"
(528.06mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1975
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
255.00"
(6,477.00mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
26.84"
(681.74mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2017 1918
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1993
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
309.66"
(7,865.36mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
24.69"
(627.12mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/