Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, October 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
0.27"
(6.86mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1944 1987
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Ties: 1952
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
1.91"
(48.51mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1904
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1985
Ties: 1952
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1904
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
0.81"
(20.58mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1945 1904
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1993
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1993
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
12.39"
(314.71mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1993
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
14.94"
(379.48mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
1.28"
(32.52mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1947 1919
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
16.29"
(413.77mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
16.07"
(408.18mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1975
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
18.71"
(475.23mm)
17.36"
(440.94mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1975
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
18.65"
(473.71mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
32.09"
(815.09mm)
29.54"
(750.32mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1946 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
40.47"
(1,027.94mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1947 1936
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1975
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
60.72"
(1,542.29mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
4.71"
(119.64mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1898
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
77.63"
(1,971.80mm)
74.75"
(1,898.65mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1899
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
95.52"
(2,426.21mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1941 1937
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1911

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/