Average Rainfall for Louisiana in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during May 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 May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 Boothville 3.6 92
8 Crowley 5.6 142
7 Houma 4.4 111
8 Lafayette 5.4 138
8 Lake Charles 5.4 137
7 Morgan City 4.6 116
8 New Iberia 4.4 112
8 New Orleans 5.6 143
7 Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge 4.5 113

Florida Parishes

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Baton Rouge 5.2 133
8 Bogalusa 4.5 115
8 Hammond 5.4 137
8 New Roads 5.2 132
8 Slidell 5.8 148

Central Louisiana

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
7 Alexandria 4.6 116
9 Leesville 4.8 121
8 Natchitoches 4.2 106
7 Opelousas 5.7 145
8 Winnfield 4.5 114

North Louisiana

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Lake Providence 5.0 126
9 Monroe 4.4 112
8 Ruston 4.4 110
9 Shreveport 4.5 113
Reference

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

Louisiana Precipitation
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