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Montana, Climate Division 3. North Central

Precipitation Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
0.53"
(13.46mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1985 1944
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1971
Ties: 1933, 1956
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
0.89"
(22.61mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
-0.67"
(-17.01mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1961 1944
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1918
Ties: 2002
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
2.06"
(52.32mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1985 1944
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1907
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
3.35"
(85.09mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1985 1908
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1907
Ties: 1935, 2020
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
7.26"
(184.40mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1988
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1912
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
5.76"
(146.30mm)
5.13"
(130.31mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1912
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1912
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1912
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
14.08"
(357.63mm)
12.45"
(316.23mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
15.15"
(384.81mm)
13.56"
(344.42mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
14.37"
(365.00mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1905
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Ties: 1947
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
16.61"
(421.89mm)
14.98"
(380.49mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1985 1919
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
21.93"
(557.02mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
30.01"
(762.25mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1985 1920
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1917
Ties: 1978
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
45.06"
(1,144.52mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1985 1921
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1899
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
57.13"
(1,451.10mm)
60.16"
(1,528.06mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1985 1921
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1900
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
72.68"
(1,846.07mm)
75.31"
(1,912.87mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1985 1922
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1900

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Divisional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/