Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1998
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1907
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
6.56"
(166.62mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1991
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
14.95"
(379.73mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Ties: 1919
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
23.04"
(585.22mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
28.75"
(730.25mm)
24.72"
(627.89mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
37.48"
(951.99mm)
30.20"
(767.08mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 2011
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1991
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
44.46"
(1,129.28mm)
34.46"
(875.28mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1991
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
49.70"
(1,262.38mm)
37.89"
(962.41mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1983
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
57.31"
(1,455.67mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
61.78"
(1,569.21mm)
46.66"
(1,185.16mm)
15.12"
(384.05mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
66.88"
(1,698.75mm)
52.34"
(1,329.44mm)
14.54"
(369.31mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
70.49"
(1,790.45mm)
56.94"
(1,446.28mm)
13.55"
(344.17mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1983
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
100.12"
(2,543.05mm)
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
12.83"
(325.88mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1992
Ties: 1933
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
131.88"
(3,349.75mm)
114.02"
(2,896.11mm)
17.86"
(453.64mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1918
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1991
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
195.93"
(4,976.62mm)
171.14"
(4,346.96mm)
24.79"
(629.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1918
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1975
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
262.42"
(6,665.47mm)
228.16"
(5,795.26mm)
34.26"
(870.21mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1918
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1993
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
325.49"
(8,267.45mm)
284.97"
(7,238.24mm)
40.52"
(1,029.21mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1918
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 5, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/