Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, October 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1942
1-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1941 1987
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2016
Sep–Oct 1942
2-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1939 1904
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2016
Aug–Oct 1942
3-Month
3.63"
(92.20mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 1904
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1985
Ties: 1956, 2017
Jul–Oct 1942
4-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1939 1904
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Jun–Oct 1942
5-Month
8.59"
(218.19mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1940 1904
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
May–Oct 1942
6-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1904
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Apr–Oct 1942
7-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1940 1904
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1993
Mar–Oct 1942
8-Month
15.18"
(385.57mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1940 1919
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1975
Feb–Oct 1942
9-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1975
Jan–Oct 1942
10-Month
17.05"
(433.07mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1940 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1975
Dec 1941–Oct 1942
11-Month
18.77"
(476.76mm)
17.36"
(440.94mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1975
Nov 1941–Oct 1942
12-Month
20.57"
(522.48mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
May 1941–Oct 1942
18-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
29.54"
(750.32mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2011
Nov 1940–Oct 1942
24-Month
40.46"
(1,027.68mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1975
Nov 1939–Oct 1942
36-Month
59.00"
(1,498.60mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1898
Nov 1938–Oct 1942
48-Month
75.00"
(1,905.00mm)
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1899
Nov 1937–Oct 1942
60-Month
95.72"
(2,431.29mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1911

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/