Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Montana

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1952 1937
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1927
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
6.26"
(159.00mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
6.26"
(159.00mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
3.41"
(86.62mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
12.44"
(315.98mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Ties: 1922
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
12.64"
(321.06mm)
11.44"
(290.58mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2011
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1952 1905
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
14.22"
(361.19mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Ties: 1910
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
15.80"
(401.32mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
18.66"
(473.96mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 1905
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Ties: 1991
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
27.58"
(700.53mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
37.79"
(959.87mm)
37.34"
(948.44mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1951 1937
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1917
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
57.71"
(1,465.83mm)
56.01"
(1,422.65mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1952 1937
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1917
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
74.20"
(1,884.68mm)
74.74"
(1,898.40mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1937
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1899, 1910
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
93.72"
(2,380.49mm)
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 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/