Climate at a Glance

Divisional Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Montana, Climate Division 3. North Central

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
0.96"
(24.38mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1913
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1917
Ties: 1980
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1908
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1897
Ties: 2009
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
1.64"
(41.66mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1965 1907
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1946
Ties: 1953, 1963
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1911
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1985
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
6.98"
(177.29mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1911
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
10.72"
(272.29mm)
11.64"
(295.66mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
11.55"
(293.37mm)
12.74"
(323.60mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
13.55"
(344.17mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1975
Ties: 1983
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
14.16"
(359.66mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Ties: 1968
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
19.65"
(499.11mm)
21.51"
(546.35mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1971 1905
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1927
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
27.86"
(707.64mm)
29.93"
(760.22mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1919
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1897
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
44.37"
(1,127.00mm)
44.97"
(1,142.24mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1919
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1898
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
56.62"
(1,438.15mm)
60.02"
(1,524.51mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1971 1920
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1899
Ties: 1971
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
71.89"
(1,826.01mm)
75.12"
(1,908.05mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1971 1921
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1899

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/