Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1980
1-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1999
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Jul–Aug 1980
2-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Jun–Aug 1980
3-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
-7.15"
(-181.61mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1924 1924
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
May–Aug 1980
4-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1965 1924
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
Ties: 1963
Apr–Aug 1980
5-Month
25.95"
(659.13mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1924
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1991
Mar–Aug 1980
6-Month
36.21"
(919.73mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
6.42"
(163.06mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2016
Feb–Aug 1980
7-Month
38.68"
(982.47mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1991
Jan–Aug 1980
8-Month
44.21"
(1,122.93mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1991
Dec 1979–Aug 1980
9-Month
48.48"
(1,231.39mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 2011
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1991
Nov 1979–Aug 1980
10-Month
53.61"
(1,361.69mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
4.32"
(109.72mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1978 2000
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1991
Oct 1979–Aug 1980
11-Month
56.42"
(1,433.07mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2016
Sep 1979–Aug 1980
12-Month
63.08"
(1,602.23mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1925
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1991
Mar 1979–Aug 1980
18-Month
97.60"
(2,479.04mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
10.82"
(274.83mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1979 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
Sep 1978–Aug 1980
24-Month
128.95"
(3,275.33mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
15.04"
(382.02mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1975
Sep 1977–Aug 1980
36-Month
186.99"
(4,749.55mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
16.05"
(407.67mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1975
Sep 1976–Aug 1980
48-Month
242.56"
(6,161.02mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
14.59"
(370.58mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1979 1918
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1975
Sep 1975–Aug 1980
60-Month
289.15"
(7,344.41mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1973 1918
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/