Average Rainfall for Louisiana in August





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during August at cities, communities and other locations around 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 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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 August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Boothville 7.2 183
11 Crowley 6.2 158
14 Houma 6.5 165
12 Lafayette 6.3 159
11 Lake Charles 6.2 157
15 Morgan City 7.3 185
14 New Iberia 6.4 162
14 New Orleans 6.9 176
14 Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge 7.0 179

Florida Parishes

August averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Baton Rouge 6.4 162
10 Bogalusa 5.8 148
12 Hammond 5.6 142
10 New Roads 4.4 111
14 Slidell 7.6 192

Central Louisiana

Average amount of rain in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Alexandria 4.3 109
11 Leesville 4.2 107
7 Natchitoches 3.3 83
10 Opelousas 5.6 141
8 Winnfield 3.4 87

North Louisiana

Precipitation totals for August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Lake Providence 4.0 102
8 Monroe 3.7 93
8 Ruston 3.8 97
7 Shreveport 2.9 74
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Louisiana Precipitation
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