Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
1.73"
(43.94mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1940 1937
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1927
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
5.00"
(127.00mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Ties: 2009
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Ties: 1951
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Ties: 1948
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
12.82"
(325.63mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Ties: 1922
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
14.14"
(359.16mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
16.59"
(421.39mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1941 1905
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
30.39"
(771.91mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2011
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
43.84"
(1,113.54mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
6.50"
(165.10mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1917
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
60.44"
(1,535.18mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
4.43"
(112.53mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1917
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
78.36"
(1,990.34mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
3.62"
(91.94mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1942 1937
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 1899, 1910
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
96.25"
(2,444.75mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1942 1938
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/