Record Monthly Precipitation: 58.87 cm (23.18 in) June 1989
Figure 5: Record high and low temperatures and record monthly precipitation for the Baton Rouge area.
Figure 6: Rose diagram for the Baton Rouge area for the years 1961-1980. Vectors on a wind rose indicate the frequency of occurrence with wind coming from a given direction. The length of a vector reflects total percentage of hours with winds from a certain direction. Center circle represents the frequency of a "calm" wind. Concentric circles extending outward from center represent a five-percent increase.
Figure 7: Average monthly high and low temperatures (°F) for the Baton Rouge area for the years 1960-2000.
Figure 8: Average monthly precipitation and number of rain days for the Baton Rouge area for the years 1960-2000.
Source and Acknowledgement: Historical climate data were provided by the Southern Regional Climate Center, Baton Rouge. Their contribution and cooperation in the project is greatly appreciated.