Average Precipitation for Louisiana in January





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during January 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 precipitation 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 January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Boothville 4.5 113
10 Crowley 6.4 163
10 Houma 5.6 141
10 Lafayette 5.9 150
9 Lake Charles 5.9 150
10 Morgan City 5.0 127
11 New Iberia 5.4 136
10 New Orleans 5.2 132
13 Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge 5.7 144

Florida Parishes

January averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Baton Rouge 6.4 162
11 Bogalusa 6.1 156
11 Hammond 5.8 146
9 New Roads 6.5 166
11 Slidell 5.9 150

Central Louisiana

Average amount of rain and snow in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Alexandria 6.1 156
13 Leesville 5.6 141
10 Natchitoches 5.1 129
9 Opelousas 6.8 173
10 Winnfield 5.4 138

North Louisiana

Precipitation totals for January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Lake Providence 5.6 142
11 Monroe 5.5 139
11 Ruston 5.6 141
9 Shreveport 4.4 112
Reference

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

Louisiana Precipitation
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