Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2017 1958
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1982
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1982
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
13.23"
(336.04mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1982
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
28.56"
(725.42mm)
17.34"
(440.44mm)
11.22"
(284.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1917
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
33.03"
(838.96mm)
21.98"
(558.29mm)
11.05"
(280.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1924
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2002
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
38.13"
(968.50mm)
27.62"
(701.55mm)
10.51"
(266.95mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1924
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
41.74"
(1,060.20mm)
32.18"
(817.37mm)
9.56"
(242.83mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1924
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1940
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
43.81"
(1,112.77mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1924
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2004
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
48.59"
(1,234.19mm)
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
6.42"
(163.07mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1940
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
53.47"
(1,358.14mm)
47.13"
(1,197.10mm)
6.34"
(161.04mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2014 1924
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1973
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
51.75"
(1,314.45mm)
9.94"
(252.48mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2017 1924
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1940
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
66.39"
(1,686.31mm)
56.89"
(1,445.01mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2017 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
94.14"
(2,391.16mm)
84.52"
(2,146.81mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1925
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1983
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
130.45"
(3,313.43mm)
113.97"
(2,894.84mm)
16.48"
(418.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 2011
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1992
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
197.53"
(5,017.26mm)
171.00"
(4,343.40mm)
26.53"
(673.86mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1904
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1975
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
264.84"
(6,726.94mm)
228.05"
(5,792.47mm)
36.79"
(934.47mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1904
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1992
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
320.78"
(8,147.81mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
35.81"
(909.57mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1918
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/