Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, August 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2020
1-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2019 1999
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Jul–Aug 2020
2-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1924
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2016
Jun–Aug 2020
3-Month
18.59"
(472.19mm)
14.83"
(376.68mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2017
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
24.26"
(616.20mm)
19.99"
(507.75mm)
4.27"
(108.45mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2017
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
30.60"
(777.24mm)
24.83"
(630.68mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1991
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
34.45"
(875.03mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
34.41"
(874.01mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1991
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
47.82"
(1,214.63mm)
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
8.27"
(210.06mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2019 2011
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1991
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
50.79"
(1,290.07mm)
45.03"
(1,143.76mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2018 2011
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1991
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
52.47"
(1,332.74mm)
49.29"
(1,251.97mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2018 2000
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1991
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
60.43"
(1,534.92mm)
52.73"
(1,339.34mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2016
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
62.22"
(1,580.39mm)
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1991
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
99.51"
(2,527.55mm)
86.78"
(2,204.21mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2017
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
138.25"
(3,511.55mm)
113.91"
(2,893.31mm)
24.34"
(618.24mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1918
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1975
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
186.13"
(4,727.70mm)
170.94"
(4,341.88mm)
15.19"
(385.82mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1918
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1975
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
252.99"
(6,425.95mm)
227.97"
(5,790.44mm)
25.02"
(635.51mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2018 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1975
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
332.28"
(8,439.91mm)
284.85"
(7,235.19mm)
47.43"
(1,204.72mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1918
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 6, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/