Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Louisiana

Precipitation Rankings, October 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2020
1-Month
6.10"
(154.94mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2018 1952
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2009
Sep–Oct 2020
2-Month
10.34"
(262.64mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1924
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2009
Aug–Oct 2020
3-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
12.17"
(309.12mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2019 1924
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1985
Jul–Oct 2020
4-Month
23.60"
(599.44mm)
17.81"
(452.37mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1924
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1985
Jun–Oct 2020
5-Month
28.93"
(734.82mm)
22.36"
(567.94mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2019 1924
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2001
May–Oct 2020
6-Month
34.60"
(878.84mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2021
Apr–Oct 2020
7-Month
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
32.36"
(821.94mm)
8.58"
(217.94mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1991
Mar–Oct 2020
8-Month
44.79"
(1,137.67mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2021
Feb–Oct 2020
9-Month
50.62"
(1,285.75mm)
41.94"
(1,065.28mm)
8.68"
(220.47mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2018 1924
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1991
Jan–Oct 2020
10-Month
58.16"
(1,477.26mm)
47.08"
(1,195.83mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1924
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1991
Dec 2019–Oct 2020
11-Month
61.13"
(1,552.70mm)
52.56"
(1,335.02mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2018 2011
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1991
Nov 2019–Oct 2020
12-Month
62.81"
(1,595.37mm)
56.82"
(1,443.23mm)
5.99"
(152.14mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 2000
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1991
May 2019–Oct 2020
18-Month
99.45"
(2,526.03mm)
84.46"
(2,145.28mm)
14.99"
(380.75mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1925
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2021
Nov 2018–Oct 2020
24-Month
135.74"
(3,447.80mm)
113.93"
(2,893.82mm)
21.81"
(553.98mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1918
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1992
Nov 2017–Oct 2020
36-Month
192.98"
(4,901.69mm)
170.96"
(4,342.38mm)
22.02"
(559.31mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2016 1918
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1975
Nov 2016–Oct 2020
48-Month
259.73"
(6,597.14mm)
228.00"
(5,791.20mm)
31.73"
(805.94mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 1904
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1975
Nov 2015–Oct 2020
60-Month
332.34"
(8,441.44mm)
284.92"
(7,236.97mm)
47.42"
(1,204.47mm)
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, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/