Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northern Rockies and Plains Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
7.19"
(182.63mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Ties: 1977
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
8.70"
(220.98mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
9.01"
(228.85mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Ties: 1979
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
10.26"
(260.60mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Ties: 1957
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
12.57"
(319.28mm)
11.84"
(300.74mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
14.74"
(374.40mm)
13.60"
(345.44mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
15.67"
(398.02mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2006 1934
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
18.62"
(472.95mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2004 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Ties: 1913
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2011
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
38.14"
(968.76mm)
37.24"
(945.90mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2006 1937
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
57.12"
(1,450.85mm)
55.80"
(1,417.32mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2006 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2011
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
76.02"
(1,930.91mm)
74.37"
(1,889.00mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1996
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
92.02"
(2,337.31mm)
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1937
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1999

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/