Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1927
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1895 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1895 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1895 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Ties: 1913
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
101st Driest Driest to Date 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Ties: 1916
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
12.39"
(314.71mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
79th Driest Driest to Date 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
102nd Driest Driest to Date 1905
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
95th Driest Driest to Date 1905
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
92nd Driest Driest to Date 1905
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
19.15"
(486.41mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
70th Driest Driest to Date 1905
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
31.00"
(787.40mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
109th Driest Driest to Date 1937
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
39.53"
(1,004.06mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
2.19"
(55.62mm)
88th Driest Driest to Date 1937
36th Wettest Wettest to Date 1917

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/