Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Ties: 1901, 2012
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Ties: 2019
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
12.89"
(327.41mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1937 1905
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2011
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1905
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
16.20"
(411.48mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1937 1905
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2011
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1937 1905
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1917
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
-10.59"
(-268.98mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1917
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
61.82"
(1,570.23mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
-12.92"
(-328.17mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1899, 1910
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
78.30"
(1,988.82mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
-15.17"
(-385.32mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1938
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/