Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
6.59"
(167.39mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Ties: 1974
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Ties: 1991
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Ties: 1967
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
16.55"
(420.37mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
18.38"
(466.85mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
19.85"
(504.19mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Ties: 1898
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
23.63"
(600.20mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2011
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2011
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
40.23"
(1,021.84mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1917
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
58.15"
(1,477.01mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1917
Ties: 1999
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
76.04"
(1,931.42mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1899, 1910
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
95.14"
(2,416.56mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/