January 2020 ‘much hotter,’ wetter than normal across La.

January 2020 ‘much hotter,’ wetter than normal across La.
Louisiana had a "much hotter" and wetter January than normal to kick off 2020. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The new year is starting out hotter and wetter than average for Louisiana, according to the state’s office of climatology.

Much of the state experienced average temperatures 4° above normal from Jan. 1 through Jan. 31.

The Louisiana State Office of Climatology reports a "much hotter" and wetter January than normal across the state.
The Louisiana State Office of Climatology reports a "much hotter" and wetter January than normal across the state. (Source: WAFB)

With the exception of the furthest southeast corner of the state, Louisiana experienced between 100-200% or normal precipitation during the month of January.

The Louisiana State Office of Climatology reports a "much hotter" and wetter January than normal across the state.
The Louisiana State Office of Climatology reports a "much hotter" and wetter January than normal across the state. (Source: WAFB)

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