Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1997
1-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1998
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1907
Apr–May 1997
2-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Mar–May 1997
3-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Feb–May 1997
4-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Jan–May 1997
5-Month
32.82"
(833.63mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Dec 1996–May 1997
6-Month
37.30"
(947.42mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 2011
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Nov 1996–May 1997
7-Month
40.93"
(1,039.62mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1963
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1991
Oct 1996–May 1997
8-Month
46.09"
(1,170.69mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Sep 1996–May 1997
9-Month
51.91"
(1,318.51mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
9.91"
(251.71mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1904
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Aug 1996–May 1997
10-Month
58.35"
(1,482.09mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
11.69"
(296.93mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Jul 1996–May 1997
11-Month
63.72"
(1,618.49mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
11.38"
(289.05mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Jun 1996–May 1997
12-Month
69.93"
(1,776.22mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
12.99"
(329.94mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Dec 1995–May 1997
18-Month
91.95"
(2,335.53mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 1925
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1992
Jun 1995–May 1997
24-Month
115.37"
(2,930.40mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Jun 1994–May 1997
36-Month
181.84"
(4,618.74mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1975
Jun 1993–May 1997
48-Month
237.67"
(6,036.82mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
9.51"
(241.56mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993
Jun 1992–May 1997
60-Month
305.06"
(7,748.52mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
20.09"
(510.28mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1996 1918
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 1, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/