Average Rainfall for Louisiana in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during May at cities, towns and parks in Louisiana.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month along with information on the number of days with wet weather. This includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Gulf Coast, Florida Parishes, Central and North Louisiana.

Gulf Coast

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 Boothville 2.8 72
8 Crowley 5.2 133
7 Houma 4.3 109
8 Lafayette 4.8 121
8 Lake Charles 5.2 132
7 Morgan City 4.0 102
7 New Iberia 4.1 104
8 New Orleans 4.6 118
7 Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge 4.3 109

Florida Parishes

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Baton Rouge 4.9 124
8 Bogalusa 4.2 107
8 Hammond 4.5 114
7 New Roads 4.8 121
8 Slidell 5.2 131

Central Louisiana

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Alexandria 4.7 120
9 Leesville 4.8 122
8 Natchitoches 4.9 125
8 Winnfield 4.9 125

North Louisiana

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Lake Providence 5.3 135
9 Monroe 5.3 136
9 Ruston 5.2 131
10 Shreveport 4.9 125
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Louisiana Precipitation
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