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Baton Rouge Airport Annual Extremes
Period of Record: 1930 - Present

Rank
Warmest
Year
1
70.2
2016
2
70.1
2017
3
70.0
2015
3
70.0
2012
5
69.9
1990
6
69.8
1933^
7
69.5
2006
8
69.4
2007
9
69.3
2018
9
69.3
1998
Rank
Coldest
Year
1
65.3
1983
2
65.4
1979
3
65.6
1961
4
65.9
1976
4
65.9
1940^
6
66.1
1968
7
66.5
1966
8
66.6
1993
8
66.6
1978
10
66.7
1997
Rank
Wettest
Year
1 90.54 2016
2 88.32 1989
3 79.03 1973
4 77.74 1991
5 77.70 1977
6 77.63 1983
7 77.59 2015
8 76.04 1988
9 74.85 1995
10 74.30 1980
Rank Driest Year
1 38.10 2000
2 38.20 1938^
3 38.30 1960
4 39.69 1951
5 41.22 1956
6 41.67 1954
7 41.91 1963
8 43.21 1981
9 43.22 2003
10 44.29 1952

^ indicates a year with at least one missing value
* more than one occurrence with most recent listed

1933 reported 69.8F with 14 days missing
1935 reported 69.4F with 37 days missing (removed by quality control)
1957 reported 69.1F with 1 day missing
1940 reported 65.9F with 15 days missing
1938 reported 38.20 inches of precipitation with 3 days missing

 

Updated 8/04/2019 rjr